ransomware

Biomanufacturing facilities facing persistent malware attack

Large biomanufacturing facilities, including some that may be involved in producing COVID-19 vaccines and drugs, are being targeted by a malware threat that seems to have an unprecedented level of sophistication, according to a cybersecurity group. The Bioeconomy Information Sharing and Analysis Center (BIO-ISAC) has gone public with its findings after it launched an investigation …

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Report: 22% of providers saw death rates spike following a ransomware attack

Ransomware attacks had an impact beyond mortality rates as well, with 71% of respondents saying that these cyberattacks drove up lengths of stay and 36% saying they led to an increase in clinical complications.

Hive is a new & potentially devastating type of ransomware. Here’s what you need to know.

This new type of ransomware — which was linked to a cyberattack against an Ohio-based health system in August — employs a multi-pronged approach, focusing not only on encrypting sensitive data but also on terminating backup processes to make it harder for organizations to recover from the attack.

Double ransomware attack targets Irish healthcare system

Criminals have launched a ransomware attack against the Department of Health in Ireland, shortly after a similar cyberattack shut down much of the IT infrastructure at the Health Service Executive (HSE).  The Irish government confirmed the latest attempt yesterday, two days after the HSE was hit by a new variant of the Conti ransomware virus …

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