The Wall Street Journal is reporting on a baby’s death at an Alabama hospital in 2019, which they argue was a direct result of the ransomware attack the hospital was undergoing. Amid the hack, fewer eyes were on the heart monitors — normally tracked on a large screen at the…
Apparently, a nation-state hacked Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services. Not sure why Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services is of any interest to a nation-state, but that’s probably just my failure of imagination.
Threatpost editors discuss the SolarWinds hack, healthcare ransomware attacks and other threats that will plague enterprises in 2021.
A fired Stradis Healthcare employee sought revenge by tampering with shipping data for desperately needed healthcare PPE.
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Apex Laboratory patient data was lifted and posted on a leak site.
What are the riskiest links in the virtual healthcare chain? Threatpost readers weigh in as part of an exclusive telemed poll.
From ransomware attacks that crippled hospitals, to espionage attacks targeting COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, Beau Woods discusses the top healthcare security risks.
The Finnish psychotherapy clinic Vastaamo was the victim of a data breach and theft. The criminals tried extorting money from the clinic. When that failed, they started extorting money from the patients: Neither the company nor Finnish investigators have released many details about the nature of the breach, but reports…
Ransomware attacks targeting hospitals have exacted a human cost as well as financial.
A CISA alert is flagging a critical default credentials issue that affects 100+ types of devices found in hospitals, from MRI machines to surgical imaging.
It remains unknown as to why Microsoft is allowing a spoof of their very own domain against their own email infrastructure.
As hackers put a bullseye on healthcare, Threatpost spotlights how hospitals, researchers and patients have been affected and how the sector is bolstering their cyber defenses.
In the early fog of the COVID-19 pandemic, cybersecurity took a back seat to keeping patients alive. Lost in the chaos was IT security.
The post-COVID-19 surge in the criticality level of medical infrastructure, coupled with across-the-board digitalization, will be big drivers for medical-sector cyberattacks next year.