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Hospitals taken offline after cyberattack

The GHT Coeur Grand Est has become a victim of a cyberattack on the hospital centers of Vitry-le-François and Saint-Dizier. The hospital’s administration has warned [French] that data have been exfiltrated and might be used for phishing in the future. As a consequence, the GHT Cœur Grand Est has cut all incoming and outgoing internet connections from its
Publish At:2022-04-26 12:48 | Read:865 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports cyberattack data breach GHT Coeur Grand hospital cyb

Another French hospital hit by a ransomware attack

A ransomware attack hit the Oloron-Sainte-Marie hospital in southwest France, it is the third such attack in the last month. A ransomware attack paralyzed the systems at the Oloron-Sainte-Marie hospital in southwest France. The incident took place on Monday, the ransomware gang is demanding the payment of a ransom of $50,000 worth of Bitcoin. The infec
Publish At:2021-03-09 19:00 | Read:1414 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news healt

VideoBytes: Ryuk Ransomware Targeting US Hospitals

Hello Folks! In this Videobyte, we’re talking about why hospitals are being targeted by the Ryuk ransomware, what tricks they are using to pull this off and what their motivations might be. Ryuk ransomware is being spread to hospitals using targeted phishing emails that infect systems with the BazarLoader malware, which in turn deploys the Cobalt St
Publish At:2020-12-09 13:00 | Read:1637 | Comments:0 | Tags:VideoBytes BazarLoader cobalt strike hospital ryuk ransomwar

German Hospital Hit by Ransomware, Patient Dies After Being Redirected

A patient died after being redirected to another medical facility as the result of a German hospital having suffered a ransomware infection.On September 17, the Associated Press reported that a woman who needed urgent medical attention died after being transferred from University Hospital of Düsseldorf (Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf) to a facility in anoth
Publish At:2020-09-18 07:50 | Read:1861 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News Hospita

Bethesda Children’s Hospital and cybersecurity in the healthcare sector

Hospitals are probably one of the most important critical infrastructures in any country, given all the essential tasks they carry out. This year, however, hospitals have become one of the protagonists of the works global crisis this century: The COVID-19 pandemic. While most people did everything they could to facilitate their vital labor—even changing how
Publish At:2020-07-03 05:55 | Read:2415 | Comments:0 | Tags:Case Study Panda Security advanced cybersecurity b2b case st

Hospitals targeted in ransomware attacks

Over the last few months, hospitals around the world have had to deal with some of their most difficult moments. The current Covid-19 pandemic has pushed this critical infrastructure to its limits. It is so important that they function properly right now that some cybercriminal groups have even pledged not to attack hospitals during the pandemic. Others, how
Publish At:2020-05-24 08:27 | Read:1923 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business News b2b hospital Ransomware

A cyberattack paralyzes coronavirus testing center

Right now, many countries are in a state of alarm, and people and organizations around the world are coming together to face the current coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Companies are also making efforts to streamline the adoption of new methodologies such as telecommuting in order to protect their employees’ health. However, it also also the case that t
Publish At:2020-03-27 11:51 | Read:2508 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business News b2b coronavirus cyberattack hospital Virus

Physical Backdoor | Remote Root Vulnerability in HID Door Controllers

If you’ve ever been inside an airport, university campus, hospital, government complex, or office building, you’ve probably seen one of HID’s brand of card readers standing guard over a restricted area. HID is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of access control systems and has become a ubiquitous part of many large companies’ physical security postur
Publish At:2016-11-20 03:20 | Read:8189 | Comments:0 | Tags:Critical Infrastructures Cyber Security ICS Physical Securit

UK Hospital System Cancels Operations, Diverts Patients After Computer Virus Outbreak

A UK Hospital system announced it has cancelled all planned operations and outpatient appointments, while diverting trauma patients to nearby hospitals following a computer virus outbreak.According to reports, the National Health Service’s (NHS) Lincolnshire and Goole trust said a virus infected its electronic systems on Sunday, October 30.In a statement pos
Publish At:2016-11-02 13:25 | Read:4870 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Hospital NHS virus Virus

Dealing with Security in the Real World

Seven months ago I began an odyssey through our medical system that ended in December with my last visit to my surgeon’s office.Throughout the entire experience, I couldn’t help but make mental notes about the security practices I encountered.I want to be clear from the beginning – nothing I saw was egregious or malicious, just caring people try
Publish At:2016-01-07 14:20 | Read:6009 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Awareness Defense HIPPA Hospital

US hospitals will use AC power probes to remove malware from medical devices

WattsUpDoc is a platform developed by two researchers for the monitoring of medical devices and detection of potentially “life-threatening malware.” Two US Hospitals will start using a system that can detect malware infections of medical devices, the technique relies on a probe that monitors the AC power consumptio
Publish At:2015-04-27 08:00 | Read:5784 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Security AC power consuption H

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