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HHS Issues Update to Ransomware Threat Alert to Health Care Sector

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Division of Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) issued a health care and public health sector notification this week entitled “Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector (Update 2),” which was co-authored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) … Continue Reading

Threat Statistics Are Scary

The threat-related statistics of malware and ransomware are mind-boggling. We have regularly reported on the dramatic increase of ransomware, but the statistics on successful exploitation and botnet activities are just as bad. According to Nuspire’s Q3 Threat Landscape Report (www.nuspire.com), based upon its experience over the last three months, there was an increase of 128.21 … Continue Reading

Maze Continues to Strike Companies

It is being reported by ZDNet that the Maze ransomware group has attacked two companies that, apparently, refused to pay the requested ransom, so Maze, as it promises, recently released approximately 76GB combined of the companies’ data on the Internet. True to its threat, once Maze is able to infiltrate a company’s system, it exfiltrates … Continue Reading
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