A shared IT services provider and its five Ontario member hospitals say their recovery from a Daixin Team ransomware attack in October could last into December as the group rebuilds its IT network. Meanwhile, the outage will continue to disrupt patient services, including diagnostics and treatments.
A Russian digital extortion gang behind a raft of attacks on file transfer applications is now targeting a newly patched vulnerability in SysAid IT support software. Attacks can lead to ransomware and data theft, tweeted Microsoft late on Wednesday.
This week, mortgage lender Mr. Cooper recovered from a cyberattack, ChatGPT struggled with distributed denial-of-service attacks, a cybercrime group’s business model was exposed, hackers stole data of loyalty club members of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, and more.
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New York state regulators have smacked one of the nation's largest physician-owned radiology groups with a $450,000 settlement in the aftermath of a 2021 data exfiltration incident that compromised sensitive information of nearly 200,000 patients, including about 93,000 New Yorkers.
Ransomware hackers have seized on an exploit of a recently disclosed zero-day vulnerability in Atlassian Confluence instances days after the company urged its customers to patch immediately. Atlassian on Monday elevated the bug's criticality to 10, the maximum possible on the CVSS scale.
President Joe Biden's recent executive order on artificial intelligence could affect the healthcare sector in an assortment of ways, such as putting checks and balances on plans to promote AI innovation and wider use of AI - while also safeguarding against potential harms to patients.
Members of Congress don't agree on much these days. But a new bipartisan working group launched in the Senate on Thursday hopes to rally congressional support for potential legislation focused on improving the state of cybersecurity in the healthcare sector.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss how Israeli tech companies are supporting the war effort, how the volume of ransomware attacks reached a record high in September and why retailer Costco faces privacy claims for its use of website tracking tools for online pharmacy customers.
Five regional hospitals in Ontario still have no access to patients' electronic health records and other critical data nearly two weeks after an attack on their shared IT services provider. Ransomware group Daixin Team claims it stole more than 5.6 million patient records in the attack.
A U.S.-led global coalition against ransomware endorsed a joint policy statement declaring that member governments should not pay ransoms. The International Counter Ransomware Initiative, now entering its third year, includes 48 countries and representatives from the European Union and Interpol.
Boeing has confirmed suffering a "cyber incident" affecting its parts and distribution business days after the notorious LockBit ransomware group claimed to have breached systems at the world's biggest aerospace company and to have stolen "a tremendous amount of sensitive data."
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Texas-based mental healthcare provider Deer Oaks Behavioral Health is notifying nearly 172,000 patients that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware incident, even though the attack was apparently quickly detected and contained.
Once ransomware hackers get inside a healthcare sector organization's systems, 3 in 4 attackers will also maliciously encrypt data, says security firm Sophos. Attackers successfully encrypted data in 75% of ransomware attacks on healthcare sector entities, researchers report.