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Romanian police bust hackers allegedly plotting ransomware attacks on hospitals

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The hackers reportedly planned to threaten hospitals with malware to protest Romania’s state of emergency amid COVID-19.

All hands on deck: Infosec volunteers to protect medical organizations during COVID-19 crisis

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

By day, they are cybersecurity professionals at well-known companies. By night, they are working to protect health organizations from hackers.

FDA warns patients about Bluetooth flaws affecting pacemakers, glucose monitors

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

It is the latest in a series of FDA advisories to inform patients of potential cybersecurity and safety risks.

Airbus researcher explores ‘Stuxnet-type attack’ for security training

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The planemaker's cybersecurity subsidiary says it found a way to replicate how the famous malware executed code on programmable logic controllers.

DHS warns of vulnerability that could be used to alter flight data in small planes

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The aviation sector appears to be lagging in securely implementing a popular networking standard for machinery.

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