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Healthcare Held Hostage? US, Canada Issue Joint Ransomware Cyber Alert

Healthcare Held Hostage? US, Canada Issue Joint Ransomware Cyber Alert

A full five days into the ongoing MedStar Health attack, the US Department of Homeland Security and the Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre issued a joint alert on the surge in ransomware extortion attacks.

Andrew Komarov, Brian Laing, Csaba Krasznay, John Gunn, and Carmine Clementelli dig deeper into the world or ransomware.

Outbreak! New Ransomware Variants Target Healthcare, Enterprises

Outbreak! New Ransomware Variants Target Healthcare, Enterprises

Two new strains of ransomware are locking down and extorting enterprises.  MedStar Health is believed to be the latest victim – forced offline, all manner of patient services this week are reportedly delayed or curtailed according to unnamed employees who reported receiving ransom pop ups. MedStar is at least the fifth ransomware infection recently reported by a U.S. provider. Experts

Andrew Komarov, Brian Laing, Csaba Krasznay, Michael Magrath, and Tim McElwee talk about the challenges dealing with, and overcoming, ransomware attacks.