The Wall Street Journal reported that the sophisticated and well-coordinated groups behind the ransomware attacks on U.S. Hospitals raked in more than $100 million last year. Attacking the domestic healthcare industry is lucrative, especially against a susceptible target. Even worse, ransom payments are no guarantee...
The American Dental Association allegedly was hit with an attack by new ransomware group "Black Basta." ADA is the latest medical professional organization to have a cyber incident disrupt services and potentially affect members' information. Tenet Health also experienced a cyberattack last week.
Ransomware group Stormous, in a Telegram post on Monday, said that it has breached and exfiltrated 161GB worth of critical data from beverage manufacturing giant Coca-Cola. The soft drink company has told Information Security Media Group that it is investigating the claim.
The U.S. government on Tuesday announced a reward of up to $10 million for information pertaining to six alleged Russian military hackers tied to the 2017 NotPetya destructive malware campaign. The malware spread globally, causing commercial damage of up to $10 billion.
The median number of days an attacker dwells in a system before detection fell from 24 days in 2020 to 21 days in 2021, according to a Mandiant report. The biggest year-on-year decline in median dwell time occurred in the APAC region, where it dropped from 76 days in 2020 to 21 days in 2021.
Almost all ransomware-wielding attackers accept Bitcoin for ransom payments, but many prefer Monero, thanks to the privacy-preserving coin being tougher for law enforcement officials to track. But advanced intelligence efforts to try and unmask criminal users of both Bitcoin and Monero are ongoing.
Has your organization been bitten by BlackCat ransomware, aka Alphv? If so, the FBI wants to hear details about how attackers broke in, cryptocurrency wallet addresses used to receive ransoms and other information that could help law enforcement authorities better track and block future attacks.
The Food and Drug Administration's decision to incorporate "quality systems regulations" into its new draft guidance for premarket medical device cybersecurity is an important development in the scope of the agency's expectations for manufacturers, says Dr. Suzanne Schwartz of the FDA.
You can’t secure what you can’t see. As the perimeter continues to morph with an increasingly distributed workforce, hybrid workplace, and rapid multi-cloud adoption, security and compliance exposures are intensifying. Unified and actionable visibility across all technologies including endpoints, software, cloud...
Nearly 20,000 attacks. An average loss of $120,000 per attack. Billions of dollars sent to cybercriminals each year. Business email compromise is no joke, and it’s continuing to increase—despite increased awareness of the issue.
Why? Because the people behind these scams know how to trick humans, relying on...
Four editors at ISMG discuss the percentage of banks hit by ransomware - and paying the ransom, the HHS warning to healthcare entities as they continue to be targeted by the Hive ransomware group and reports that the U.K. government has been infected with NSO Group spyware.
Skyrocketing attack rates, double and triple extortion, increasing ransom demands… cybercriminals are inflicting pain in every way imaginable when it comes to today’s ransomware attacks. And you need to be prepared to protect your network, NOW.
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Despite the recent leak of internal communications and code from the Conti ransomware group, the criminal enterprise appears to have continued operations without breaking stride, in part thanks to constant innovation, security researchers report.