At the end of June 2016, bad actors published 10,000,000 stolen record for sale. Experts in cybersecurity, Andrew Komarov, Balázs Scheidler and Adam Laub, discuss findings uncovered in a recent InfoArmor report: Healthcare Under Attack: Cybercriminals Target Medical Institutions.
The Swift Interbank monetary exchange system has just warned of a 2nd cyber attack, following last month's $81 Bil loss by the Bangladesh Central Bank, in what it calls a “wider and highly adaptive campaign targeting banks."
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.
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.