Ransomware

News, Tips and Best Practices for Avoiding and Responding to Ransomware

  • Measuring Progress: Expanding the Horizon | 2019 Annual Report

    Measuring Progress: Expanding the Horizon | 2019 Annual Report

    CynergisTek's second annual report analyzed the results of assessments at hundreds of healthcare organizations against NIST CSF and the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.

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  • Netwalker, the Powerful New Strain of Ransomware Used Against Equinix

    Netwalker, the Powerful New Strain of Ransomware Used Against Equinix

    Caleb Barlow discusses the recent ransomware attack on Equinix infrastructure disclosed earlier this month. Equinix stated it has been fully contained, with no customers affected and no data loss.

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  • Lessons from the ransomware death: Prioritize cyber emergency preparedness

    Lessons from the ransomware death: Prioritize cyber emergency preparedness

    Caleb Barlow provides commentary which discusses the recent ransomware attack at Duesseldorf University Clinic (UKD) in Germany that led to the death of a patient.

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  • Tips on Ransomware Defense Strategies

    Tips on Ransomware Defense Strategies

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  • Hackers taking advantage of COVID-19 to spread malware

    Hackers taking advantage of COVID-19 to spread malware

    Hackers have wasted no time figuring out how to exploit the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Plan for, Recognize and Respond to Cyber Incidents

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  • NRC Health recovering from ransomware attack

    NRC Health recovering from ransomware attack

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  • The CyberWire Daily Podcast - Episode 1014

    The CyberWire Daily Podcast - Episode 1014

    UN agencies in Geneva and Vienna were successfully hacked last summer. In this podcast, Caleb Barlow discusses the business impacts of ransomware on a hospital on the CyberWire Daily Podcast.

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  • Potential Iranian Cyber Attacks

    Potential Iranian Cyber Attacks

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  • Lawsuit Filed in Wake of Ransomware Attack

    Lawsuit Filed in Wake of Ransomware Attack

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  • Ransomware tops list of healthcare cybersecurity threats in 2019

    Ransomware tops list of healthcare cybersecurity threats in 2019

    Caleb Barlow discusses the shift in attacks on healthcare since 2019 and how hackers today are using ransomware attacks more frequently, which have a destructive, "kinetic impact" to them.

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  • The Growing Threat of Ransomware

    The Growing Threat of Ransomware

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  • Health Data Breaches: 3 Lessons Learned

    Health Data Breaches: 3 Lessons Learned

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  • Attackers Demand $14 Million Ransom From IT Services Firm

    Attackers Demand $14 Million Ransom From IT Services Firm

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  • Latest Ransomware Attacks Show Diversity of Victims

    Latest Ransomware Attacks Show Diversity of Victims

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  • Ransomware Attack Hits Brooklyn Hospital Center; Some Patient Data Unrecoverable

    Ransomware Attack Hits Brooklyn Hospital Center; Some Patient Data Unrecoverable

    The Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York has notified patients of a security incident involving malware that infiltrated some of the organization’s data servers.

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  • Clinics Serving Uninsured Hit by Ransomware

    Clinics Serving Uninsured Hit by Ransomware

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  • Ransomware attacks on hospitals will worsen if security doesn't improve

    Ransomware attacks on hospitals will worsen if security doesn't improve

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  • Meditech EHR moves to public cloud, points to industry trend

    Meditech EHR moves to public cloud, points to industry trend

    The Meditech EHR is moving to the public cloud and is working in collaboration with Google Cloud Platform to make the most recent version of its EHR, Expanse, available through the public cloud.

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  • Ransomware Attack on Rural Hospital Disrupts Services

    Ransomware Attack on Rural Hospital Disrupts Services

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  • Ransomware Attack on Utah Clinic Affects 320,000

    Ransomware Attack on Utah Clinic Affects 320,000

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