Waves of attacks on US hospitals show a change in tactics for cybercriminals

November 17, 2020

They’re knowingly targeting hospitals

Waves of attacks on US hospitals show a change in tactics for cybercriminals

United States hospitals were targeted by two major cybersecurity attacks this fall: the first taking down Universal Health Services, a chain of hundreds of hospitals, and the second by a group called UNC1878 threatening hundreds of individual health care facilities all around the country. Targeting health care institutions directly marks a new approach for cybercriminals.

Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek provides quotes for this article, which focuses on the FBI’s recent warning and how cybercriminals are continuously adapting their attack tactics.

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