healthcare

Pierluigi Paganini May 11, 2024
A cyberattack hit the US healthcare giant Ascension

A cyberattack hit the US Healthcare giant Ascension and is causing disruption of the systems at hospitals in the country. Ascension is one of the largest private healthcare systems in the United States, ranking second in the United States by the number of hospitals as of 2019. The organization was hit by a ransomware attack that severely impacted operations at hospitals […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 08, 2024
U.S. Department of Health warns of attacks against IT help desks

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warns of attacks against IT help desks across the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported that threat actors are carrying out attacks against IT help desks across the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector. The Health […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 12, 2023
The Lorenz ransomware group hit Texas-based Cogdell Memorial Hospital

The Lorenz extortion group leaked the data stolen from the Texas-based Cogdell Memorial Hospital. In early November, the Cogdell Memorial Hospital (Scurry County Hospital District) announced it was experiencing a computer network incident that prevented the hospital from accessing some of its systems and severely limiting the operability of its phone system. The hospital immediately […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 08, 2023
Five Canadian Hospitals impacted by a ransomware attack on TransForm provider

Five Canadian hospitals were victims of a ransomware attack, threat actors claim to have stolen data from them and leaked them. Five Canadian hospitals revealed they were victims of ransomware attacks after threat actors leaked alleged stolen data. The impacted hospitals are Bluewater Health, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Erie Shores HealthCare, HĂ´tel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, and Windsor […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2023
Ragnar Locker gang leaks data stolen from the Israel’s Mayanei Hayeshua hospital

The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang added Israel’s Mayanei Hayeshua hospital to the list of victims on its Tor leak site The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang claimed responsibility for an attack on Israel’s Mayanei Hayeshua hospital. The cybercrime group claims to have stolen 1 TB of data from the hospital and threatens to leak it. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2023
Ransomware accounts for 54% of cyber threats in the health sector

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) releases its first cyber threat landscape report for the health sector. The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) releases today its first cyber threat landscape report for the health sector. The report identifies prime threats, threat actors, and trends and covers a period of over 2 years. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 13, 2023
St. Margaret’s Health is the first hospital to cite a cyberattack as a reason for its closure

St. Margaret’s Health in Illinois is partly closing operations at its hospitals due to a 2021 ransomware attack that impacted its payment system. In February 2021a ransomware attack hit the St. Margaret’s Health in Illinois and forced the organization to shutdown of IT infrastructure at the Spring Valley hospital to contain the threat. The cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 08, 2023
NextGen Healthcare suffered a data breach that impacted +1 Million individuals

NextGen Healthcare suffered a data breach, the security incident exposed the personal information of approximately 1 million individuals. Healthcare solutions provider NextGen Healthcare suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of informing approximately one million individuals. NextGen Healthcare, Inc. is an American software and services company that develops and sells electronic health record (EHR) software and practice management systems to […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 22, 2023
Independent Living Systems data breach impacts more than 4M individuals

US health services company Independent Living Systems (ILS) discloses a data breach that impacted more than 4 million individuals. US health services company Independent Living Systems (ILS) disclosed a data breach that exposed personal and medical information for more than 4 million individuals. Independent Living Systems, offers a comprehensive range of turnkey payer services including clinical […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 31, 2023
Pro-Russia group Killnet targets US healthcare with DDoS attacks

The Pro-Russia group Killnet is launching a series of DDoS attacks against the websites of US healthcare organizations and hospitals. The Pro-Russia group Killnet launched a series of DDoS attacks against US healthcare organizations and hospitals. The group announced the attacks on its Telegram channel, calling for action against the US government healthcare. The list of targets […]