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, ...
Hacker demands nothing after infecting Hong Kong Department of Health with ransomware

Hacker demands nothing after infecting Hong Kong Department of Health with ransomware

An incident that can only be described as strange occurred in Hong Kong last month when an unknown attacker used ransomware to lock up three computers owned by the country’s main healthcare ...
Hackers breach Singapore’s largest healthcare provider; steal records of 1.5 million patients, including the Prime Minister

Hackers breach Singapore’s largest healthcare provider; steal records of 1.5 million patients, including the Prime Minister

A hacker attack on Singapore’s largest group of healthcare institutions has compromised 1.5 million patient records, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release. Investigations by the Cyber Security Agency ...
US clinical lab recovers within 50 minutes of getting hit by SamSam ransomware

US clinical lab recovers within 50 minutes of getting hit by SamSam ransomware

LabCorp, a clinical lab based in Burlington, North Carolina, fell victim to a ransomware attack last week, in the latest in a long string of hacker attacks on the healthcare sector. The ...
Missouri hospital forced to divert patients after ransomware attack

Missouri hospital forced to divert patients after ransomware attack

A Harrisonville, Missouri-based hospital has been forced to shut down some operations and divert patients after a ransomware attack on its infrastructure and electronic health record (EHR) vendor. Ransomware operators have shifted ...
Med Associates breach leaves 270,000 patient records at risk

Med Associates breach leaves 270,000 patient records at risk

Med Associates has suffered a data breach that may have directed patient names and insurance information into the wrong hands. Hackers could use the data for medical fraud, the company said. On ...
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