The University of Hertfordshire has sustained a cyber incident that severely affected students' online classes and an assignment submission portal. The university, however, notes the incident did not lead to data theft.
How much does it cost to recover from a ransomware attack? For the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, which was hit by the Conti ransomware-wielding gang on Christmas Eve, reported cleanup costs have reached $1.1 million. SEPA is still restoring systems and has refused to pay any ransom.
The ODP Corp. reports in a Securities and Exchange Commission 8-K filing that it has suffered a loss of about $28 million due to a March 1 cyber incident at its business services and supplies subsidiary, CompuCom, that forced the company to shut down some of its operations.
Months after an apparent ransomware attack against cloud hosting and managed service provider Netgain Technology, the list of healthcare sector entities reporting major health data breaches linked to the incident is growing.
A home healthcare company says a data breach affecting more than 753,000 patients, employees and former workers stems from a ransomware attack on its private cloud hosted by managed service providers. The company reported a similar incident 15 months ago.
A third-party claims administrator of health and social services programs for the elderly apparently paid a ransom to Netwalker attackers about a month before global law enforcement officials disrupted the gang in January.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the Microsoft Exchange on-premises server hacks – from who might have leaked the vulnerability exploits to how ransomware gangs are taking advantage of the flaws. Also featured: Tackling the cybercrime business model; assessing "zero trust."
Hacking incidents - including ransomware attacks, phishing scams and episodes involving vendors - are still the dominant culprits in major health data breaches being reported to federal regulators so far this year. Why?
Billions of documents are exiting the enterprise’s perimeter through unsecured databases – exposing confidential and sensitive data. How many of these data leaks belong to your organization?
David Sygula, CybelAngel Senior Cybersecurity Analyst and Author shares 2020 research, which exposes the source and...
Several recent ransomware attacks in the healthcare sector - including those targeting a Navajo Nation hospital, an Arizona-based eye care practice and a Virginia-based health plan - illustrate that the victims are diverse.
French authorities are warning the country's healthcare sector of the discovery of a glut of stolen credentials, apparently belonging to hospital workers, that were found for sale on the dark web. The alert comes amid a recent rise in ransomware attacks on hospitals and other healthcare entities.
The "Cuba" ransomware gang has hit Seattle-based Automatic Funds Transfer Services, which processes data from California's Department of Motor Vehicles as well as many cities in Washington. Victim organizations say AFTS is investigating the incident and that an unknown amount of individuals' data was exposed.
A California-based eye care provider – which also handles billing and other administrative services for a separate local surgery practice – says its online storage vendor was recently hit by hackers and paid a ransom for the return of patient data stolen from both entities.