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Ohio medical center offline following another security incident in the health sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

It's the second time in a week that a cybersecurity incident has disrupted IT networks at a U.S. hospital.

German investigators treating ransomware attack as negligent homicide, reports say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

If confirmed, it would be the first documented case of a death stemming from a cyberattack, analysts say.

Romanian police bust hackers allegedly plotting ransomware attacks on hospitals

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 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 • 7 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 • 8 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 • 9 months ago

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

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