Patient services - including emergency care and telehealth appointments - are still affected at dozens of hospitals and other care facilities in several states operated by Ardent Health Services as the Tennessee-based organization continues to respond to a Thanksgiving Day ransomware attack.
Police have arrested a group of criminals in Ukraine, including their alleged ringleader, who they suspect launched ransomware attacks against organizations across 71 countries, amassing at least 1,800 victims, from which they demanded ransoms collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Tennessee-based Ardent Health Services, which operates dozens of hospitals and other healthcare facilities in several states, said on Monday that it is dealing with a ransomware attack that has forced the entity to divert some patients and cancel or reschedule certain procedures.
A report from the global financial services company Moody’s Corp. says the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China may suffer reputational damage to its financial services subsidiary after the unit was hit with a ransomware attack from the notorious Russian-linked cybercriminal group LockBit.
With experts warning that NetScaler ADC and Gateway devices are being exploited by nation-state and cybercrime groups, the manufacturer has again urged all users to "patch immediately" as well as terminate active sessions, which attackers can otherwise use to access devices even post-patch.
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The Australian Cyber Security Center said in a report Wednesday that small and medium-sized businesses in Australia continue to face the bulk of cyberattacks. Cyber operations linked to financially motivated scams have grown by 23% over the past year.
The BlackCat ransomware group tattled to U.S. federal regulators about an alleged victim not disclosing a material cyberattack within four business days. The group, also known as Alphv, listed MeridianLink on its data leak site and threatened to leak stolen data.
FBI officials said Wednesday that the federal government is preventing advanced ransomware attacks targeting a range of institutions with the help of new information-sharing and victim engagement initiatives with organizations across the public and private sectors.
The risk of critical infrastructure hacking in the United Kingdom likely grew in the last year, says the national cybersecurity agency, citing a slew of high-profile ransomware attacks. Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a main driver of growing risk in cyberspace, the agency says.
McLaren Health Care is notifying nearly 2.2 million people of a data breach weeks after ransomware group Alphv/BlackCat claimed to have stolen 6 terabytes of patient records in a recent attack. In the meantime, the number of lawsuits filed against McLaren related to the incident continues to climb.
The steps an organization takes to inform, engage and safeguard their stakeholders during a cyber incident significantly impacts a successful business recovery and long term brand reputation. The stakes are rising for victim organizations from threat actors employing nontechnical offensive techniques using the public...
A San Diego public hospital is diverting ambulances and patients to other facilities as it is dealing with a cyberattack this week. The medical center is the latest on a growing list of regional hospitals forced to suddenly shift patients to neighboring entities due to a cybersecurity crisis.
A ransomware attack affecting the New York financial services subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China resulted in disruptions to the U.S. Treasury market. Close observers of the criminal underground say ransomware-as-a-service group LockBit is responsible.