The number of data breaches in the U.S. has hit an all-time high, amid mounting attacks against third-party vendors and aggressive ransomware attacks, says a report from Apple and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher. Breaches have more than tripled between 2013 and 2022.
A New York medical imaging services provider is notifying nearly 606,000 individuals that their information was potentially accessed and copied in a recent hacking incident. The entity is one of several medical imaging centers that have reported major hacking breaches in recent weeks and months.
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Seoul police have accused the North Korean hacker group Andariel of stealing sensitive defense secrets from South Korean defense companies and laundering ransomware proceeds back to North Korea. The hackers stole 1.2TB of data, including information on advanced anti-aircraft weapons.
A recent spike in ransomware attacks has prompted federal regulators and the American Hospital Association to issue urgent warnings to hospitals and other healthcare firms to prevent potential exploitation of the Citrix Bleed software flaw affecting some NetScaler ADC and NetScaler Gateway devices.
A Russian national pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court for his role in developing TrickBot. Operators of the malware targeted hospitals and healthcare centers with ransomware attacks during the height of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Vladimir Dunaev faces up to 35 years in prison.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss Sam Altman and OpenAI's brief leadership nightmare, the state of generative AI one year after the general release of ChatGPT, and how police nabbed a suspected ransomware group ringleader in Ukraine.
A large, Seattle-based surgical group is notifying nearly 437,400 individuals that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware and data theft incident earlier this year. The breach is part of a larger, disturbing trend in the healthcare sector in 2023.
Operators of a new ransomware strain dubbed Cactus are using critical vulnerabilities in a data analytics platform to gain access to corporate networks. Cactus ransomware operators are also getting an assist from deploying Danabot malware that is distributed through malvertising.
New Jersey-based hospital group Capital Health is dealing with a network outage, caused by a cyberattack earlier this week, which is affecting some patient services. Capital Health is at least the second healthcare provider in the Garden State responding to a cyberattack this week.
New York regulators are warning millions of individuals of identity theft risks involving a data theft at a medical transcriber that has now affected patients of at least two major healthcare groups, including Crouse Health and Northwell Health in the state. Lawsuits in the case are also piling up.
Patient services - including emergency care and telehealth appointments - are still affected at dozens of hospitals and other care facilities in several states operated by Ardent Health Services as the Tennessee-based organization continues to respond to a Thanksgiving Day ransomware attack.
Police have arrested a group of criminals in Ukraine, including their alleged ringleader, who they suspect launched ransomware attacks against organizations across 71 countries, amassing at least 1,800 victims, from which they demanded ransoms collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
According to a recent Forrester study, Indian organisations cannot prevent 42% of cyberattacks.
When it comes to reducing cyber risk, organisations in India find themselves restricted by people, process and technology issues. Taken together, these challenges make it extremely difficult for organisations to...
Tennessee-based Ardent Health Services, which operates dozens of hospitals and other healthcare facilities in several states, said on Monday that it is dealing with a ransomware attack that has forced the entity to divert some patients and cancel or reschedule certain procedures.