HubSpot announced it had been the victim of a data breach resulting in the leak of client information for around 30 companies. Cryptocurrency organizations made up the bulk of the potential victims, and those companies are advising account holders to be on the lookout for phishing and other scams.
The integration of third-party components and software is an increasingly critical area of security risk that needs more attention from medical device manufacturers, says Anura Fernando, global head of medical device security at safety certification firm UL.
(ISC)² released results of an online poll about the Log4j vulnerability and the human impact of the efforts to remediate it. CISO Jon France shares findings from the survey, revealing the severity and long-term consequences of the Log4j attack for security teams and the organizations they protect.
If Russia uses hack attacks to support its invasion, would Western governments want to immediately attribute those attacks or disruptions? Enter a Thursday alert from the U.S. government warning that it is "aware of possible threats to U.S. and international satellite communication networks."
On Tuesday, Ireland's Data Protection Commission imposed an $18.6 million penalty on tech firm Meta. That same day, the privacy watchdog was sued by a member of the nonprofit Irish Council for Civil Liberties over its "prolonged inaction" in the Google data breach case.
Russian state-sponsored threat actors are exploiting default MFA protocols, along with PrintNightmare, the Windows Print Spooler vulnerability, to illegally access the network of a nongovernmental organization, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI say.
It is critical for medical device manufacturers to take a threat modeling approach early in a product's design stage, say MITRE medical device cybersecurity experts Margie Zuk and Penny Chase, co-authors of the recently released Playbook for Threat Modeling Medical Devices commissioned by the FDA.
As the Russia-Ukraine war continues, healthcare sector entities need to be prepared to deal with potential spillover cyber incidents, says Anahi Santiago, CISO of ChristianaCare, the largest healthcare delivery organization in the state of Delaware. She discusses current cyber challenges.
Automotive technology/parts supplier Denso confirmed that it suffered a ransomware attack last week. Investigations are ongoing. The company has not disclosed the ransom demanded or the attacker's name, but dark web monitoring platform DarkTracer says it's the work of the Pandora ransomware group.
Healthcare sector entities increasingly need to implement a zero trust approach with their security, says federal adviser Erik Decker, CISO of Intermountain Healthcare. Zero trust, he says, integrates "a lot of different architecture and systems … that have to work in concert with each other."
Despite the drumbeat that began about a decade ago for healthcare entities to bolster their identity and access management, it is still an "incredibly weak" area for many, Lee Kim of HIMSS says. She discusses the effects of cyberattack trends and the Ukraine-Russia War on healthcare organizations.
Two suspected ransomware operators have been extradited to the U.S. from Ukraine and Canada, according to the Department of Justice. One was allegedly part of the July 2021 Kaseya attack, and the other allegedly attacked healthcare facilities with NetWalker ransomware during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Healthcare entities and other organizations frequently skimp on application security, which is a critical area, and this often results in data breaches, security incidents and other mishaps, says former Blue Cross of Idaho CISO Sandy Dunn, who is now CIO and CISO of security firm BreachQuest.
Federal authorities are warning about seven vulnerabilities affecting a software agent used to remotely manage an array of medical devices and other connected gear. If exploited, the vulnerabilities could enable hackers to gain full control of the affected devices or alter their configurations.
Ransomware groups continue to target critical infrastructure sectors internationally. An FBI alert says that ransomware group RagnarLocker has targeted 52 entities across 10 critical infrastructure sectors, while Romania's premier petrol supplier, Rompetrol, has reportedly been hit by Hive.