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, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, and Windsor […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 17, 2023
Clop gang stolen data from major North Carolina hospitals

Researchers at healthcare technology firm Nuance blame the Clop gang for a series of cyber thefts at major North Carolina hospitals. The Microsoft-owned healthcare technology firm Nuance revealed that the Clop extortion gang has stolen personal data on major North Carolina hospitals as part of the Progress MOVEit Transfer campaign. MOVEit Transfer is a managed file transfer that is used […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 14, 2023
Lockbit ransomware gang hit the Carthage Area Hospital and the Clayton-Hepburn Medical Center in New York

LockBit ransomware group breached two hospitals, the Carthage Area Hospital and the Clayton-Hepburn Medical Center in New York. The Lockbit ransomware group claims to have hacked two major hospitals, the Carthage Area Hospital and Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. The two hospitals serve hundreds of thousands of people in upstate New York. The cyberattack took place at […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 10, 2023
Rhysida Ransomware gang claims to have hacked three more US hospitals

Rhysida Ransomware group added three more US hospitals to the list of victims on its Tor leak site after the PROSPECT MEDICAL attack. Recently the Rhysida ransomware group made the headlines because it announced the hack of Prospect Medical Holdings and the theft of sensitive information from the organization. In early August, a cyberattack disrupted […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 01, 2023
Pro-Russia Killnet group hit Dutch and European hospitals

The Dutch National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) confirmed that Pro-Russia group Killnet hit websites of national and European hospitals. The Dutch National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) reported that the websites of several hospital in the Netherlands and Europe were hit by DDoS attacks carried out by pro-Russia hacking group Killnet. The group of hackers launched […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 02, 2021
PwnedPiper flaws in PTS systems affect 80% of major US hospitals

Cybersecurity researchers disclosed multiple flaws, dubbed PwnedPiper, that left a widely-used pneumatic tube system (PTS) vulnerable to attacks. Researchers from cybersecurity Armis disclosed a set of nine vulnerabilities collectively tracked as PwnedPiper that could be exploited to carry out multiple attacks against a widely-used pneumatic tube system (PTS). The Swisslog PTS system are used in […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 07, 2020
Interpol warns that crooks are increasingly targeting hospitals

While the Coronavirus outbreak is threatening the world, the INTERPOL warns that crooks are increasingly targeting hospitals with ransomware. The INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organisation) is warning of ransomware attacks against hospitals despite the currently ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. Attackers are targeting organizations in the healthcare industry via malspam campaigns using malicious attachments. The attachments used […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 02, 2019
Ten hospitals in Alabama and Australia have been hit with ransomware attacks

A new wave of ransomware attacks hit US and Australian hospitals and health service providers causing the paralysis of their systems. Several hospitals and health service providers from the U.S. and Australia were hit by ransomware attacks that forced the administrators to shut part of their IT infrastructure. “Ten hospitals—three in Alabama and seven in […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 27, 2017
UK Government links the WannaCry attack that crippled NHS to North Korea

UK Government blamed North Korea for the WannaCry attack that affected a third of English hospitals. “This attack, we believe quite strongly that it came from a foreign state,” Ben Wallace, a junior minister for security, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. “North Korea was the state that we believe was involved in this worldwide attack,” […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 05, 2017
Hackers who breached Barts NHS Trust exploited a zero-day vulnerability

In January, a cyber attack breached some systems at Barts NHS Trust and forced them offline. Hackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability. In January, a cyber attack breached some systems at Barts NHS Trust and forced them offline. Barts Health Trust runs the Royal London, St Bartholomew’s, Whipps Cross, Mile End and Newham hospitals. The hackers used […]