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Healthcare Cyber Threats That Should Keep You up at Night

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. In my previous blog post, Why Healthcare Organizations are Easy Targets for Cybercrime, I discussed various reasons that hospitals and healthcare organizations make desirable and lucrative targets for hackers. In this second installment, I’ll go over how criminals are attacking these organizations, the methods they use, and also what n
Publish At:2019-10-29 08:10 | Read:454 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel

Why Healthcare Organizations are Easy Targets for Cybercrime

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. Certain types of cybercrime targets always make headlines. In this two-part series, we’ll get into a pretty serious one: your health, and why hackers are targeting the healthcare industry for profit. The Short Answer: Medical Data is Worth a Lot Stolen medical data is valuable, plain and simple. In a Phishlabs study from 2014, he
Publish At:2019-10-24 21:10 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel

Cyber News Rundown: Cryptomining WAV Files

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. Cryptominers Found in Audio Files Researchers have recently found that both cryptominers and backdoors are being deployed within WAV audio files on targeted systems. Using steganography, attackers can include components for both loading and executing malicious scripts, while still allowing some audio files to play normally. Along wi
Publish At:2019-10-18 08:10 | Read:267 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel cryptocurrency

Cyber News Rundown: E-Scooters Vulnerable

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. E-Scooter Security Vulnerability A security researcher recently found an API vulnerability within the software of Voi e-scooters that allowed him to add over $100,000 in ride credits to his account. The vulnerability stems from a lack of authentication after creating an account which allows users to enter an unlimited number of prom
Publish At:2019-10-11 11:15 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel

Cyber News Rundown: Data Dash

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. DoorDash Data Breach Nearly five months after a breach, DoorDash has just now discovered that unauthorized access to sensitive customer information has taken place. Among the stolen data were customer names, payment history, and contact info, as well as the last four digits of both customer payment cards and employee bank accounts.
Publish At:2019-10-04 16:10 | Read:425 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel data breach ransomware

Cyber News Rundown: Instagram Phishing Campaign

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. Copyright Phishing Campaign Hits Instagram Many Instagram accounts were recently compromised after receiving a notice that their accounts would be suspended for copyright infringement if they didn’t complete an objection form within 24 hours. By setting a timeframe, the attackers are hoping that flustered victims would quickly begin
Publish At:2019-09-27 09:10 | Read:283 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel

Cyber News Rundown: TFlower Ransomware Exploiting RDP

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. TFlower Ransomware Exploiting RDP  Ransomware attacks seem to be earning larger payouts by focusing on big businesses and governments, and a new variant dubbed TFlower might be no exception. TFlower has been proliferating by hacking into compromised
Publish At:2019-09-20 11:15 | Read:193 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel exploit

Cyber News Rundown: Arizona School Ransomware Attack

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. Ransomware Closes Arizona School District As many students began returning for the fall semester, classes were cancelled in the Flagstaff Unified School District in Arizona after a ransomware attack disabled some of the district’s computer systems. Officials haven’t yet released any additional information on the ransom demanded or i
Publish At:2019-09-19 15:40 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel

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