A Portsmouth, Ohio-based hospital is still struggling to fully recover - continuing to cancel and postpone various patient care services - one week after it revealed that hackers had gained access to some of its servers in what appeared to be a "targeted cyberattack."
Law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the U.S, U.K. and Australia have issued a joint advisory on unidentified Iran government-backed advanced persistent threat actors exploiting Fortinet and Microsoft Exchange ProxyShell vulnerabilities to attack organizations in their respective countries.
The specter of the May attack on Ireland's national health service loomed large at the IRISSCON 2021 cybercrime conference in Dublin, as cybersecurity experts gathered to detail the ongoing rise of ransomware and other types of online crime, as well as how to best combat such attacks.
Hacker group MosesStaff has targeted Israeli organizations with encryption attacks, according to Check Point researchers. Archived records show that at least 16 organizations - including the Israel Post, the Ministry of Defense and Israeli Intelligence Corps Unit 8200 - were targeted.
The network detection and response market is "relatively unchallenged at this point by other markets," and detection is the most important use case, says Nat Smith of Gartner, who shares key findings from the company's report titled Emerging Trends: Top Use Cases for Network Detection and Response.
Two recent hacking incidents - one involving ransomware and the other involving the exfiltration of sensitive data for hundreds of thousands of individuals - are among the latest examples of the serious cybersecurity threats and risks facing healthcare organizations and their patients' information.
Several key federal cybersecurity leaders in the U.S. on Wednesday outlined the Biden administration's approach to countering ransomware, which they called a national security issue. The leaders are backing incident reporting legislation and assessing Russia's progress in curbing attacks conducted within its borders.
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Cyberattacks on the EU's healthcare sector grew by nearly 50% in 2020, over 2019, and continue to pose serious threats to patient safety as well as to the entire health supply chain, says a new report calling for the development of more healthcare-specific incident response teams among EU members.
Cryptocurrency-using criminals continue to rely on services designed to launder their virtual currency to give them "clean coins" that are tougher for law enforcement to trace. Experts say such services are widely marketed on cybercrime forums, and sometimes provided directly to ransomware groups' affiliates.
The Emotet botnet, which was hampered by law enforcement actions earlier this year, is making a comeback. The resurgence appears to be due to help from old friends: cybercriminals running the Trickbot botnet. Unfortunatel,y the development may fuel more ransomware attacks.
Ari Redbord of TRM Labs, who has had an extensive career in law enforcement, points out that 2020 was a pivotal year for putting cybersecurity on the agenda throughout the government. He discusses securing cryptocurrecy, the blockchain and other elements of the "digital battlefield."
The U.S. and Israel will expand their diplomatic relationship around cybersecurity, announcing a bilateral task force this week that will support cybersecurity and fintech innovation. The news follows recent action by the U.S. Department of Commerce to blacklist Israeli spyware firm NSO Group.
Google’s Threat Analysis Group has released details of a watering hole campaign targeting a macOS zero-day exploit chain to install a never-before-seen malware on devices of users visiting Hong Kong websites of a media outlet and a prominent pro-democracy labor and political group.