Medical Care at NJ Hospital Disrupted by Ransomware Attack

Medical Care at NJ Hospital Disrupted by Ransomware Attack

A New Jersey hospital said that it was forced to cancel some surgeries and other medical procedures after falling victim to a ransomware attack. Hackensack Meridian Health, a non-profit health care center ...
New Jersey hospital pays ransomware attackers to avoid jeopardizing lives

New Jersey hospital pays ransomware attackers to avoid jeopardizing lives

Ransomware reports keep piling up in the United States, with a new incident in New Jersey adding to a long string of cyber-attacks targeting government institutions and critical infrastructures across North America ...
Hospital leaks 129K patient records in sophisticated phishing scam

Hospital leaks 129K patient records in sophisticated phishing scam

A healthcare provider in Kalispell, Montana has suffered an embarrassing data breach resulting in 129K health records getting leaked, exposing patients to identity theft and fraud. Kalispell Regional Healthcare initially learned of ...
Alabama hospitals pay criminals for decryption key after ransomware attack

Alabama hospitals pay criminals for decryption key after ransomware attack

Alabama Hospitals Pay Criminals for Decryption Key after Ransomware Attack Alabama’s DCH Health System chose to pay a ransom after a ransomware attack last week prompted the shutdown of three hospitals, denying ...
Three Alabama Hospitals Hit by Ryuk Ransomware; Ambulances Turned Away

Three Alabama Hospitals Hit by Ryuk Ransomware; Ambulances Turned Away

A Ryuk ransomware attack compromised three hospitals in Alabama’s DCH Health System on Oct. 1, forcing doctors to turn away non-critical patients and obliging ambulances to seek other hospitals. The attack hit ...
Toyota Australia driven offline by cyber attack, as heart hospital hit by ransomware

Toyota Australia driven offline by cyber attack, as heart hospital hit by ransomware

Car maker Toyota admitted earlier today that it had suffered what appears to have been a malware attack at its facilities in Melbourne, Australia, which knocked out its website and other communications ...
Third-Party Breach Affects Credit Card Info of 47,000 Patients

Third-Party Breach Affects Credit Card Info of 47,000 Patients

Weak security in third-party vendors strike again in the medical world. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco hospital in North Texas announced payment information, including partial credit card info, of ...
Star WannaCry victim NHS to ban fax machines by 2020

Star WannaCry victim NHS to ban fax machines by 2020

The UK’s National Health Service, one of the highest-profile victims of last year’s devastating WannaCry ransomware attack, has pledged to phase out fax machines from its trusts by 2020. NHS made headlines ...
Gamma ransomware compromises data on 16,000 patients at California hernia institute

Gamma ransomware compromises data on 16,000 patients at California hernia institute

In the latest ransomware attack on the healthcare industry, a California-based hernia repair institute has revealed that hackers have compromised almost 16,000 patient records containing sensitive information. In an urgent notice high ...
Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery hacked; 2,800 records exposed

Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery hacked; 2,800 records exposed

Another day, another hack targeting the healthcare sector. Vancouver-based Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery revealed Friday evening it fell victim to a malware-laced phishing attack that resulted in the exposure of 2,800 records, ...
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