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Hospitals face “imminent” ransomware threats, feds warn

28 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Federal law enforcement and cybersecurity agencies warned Wednesday of “an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers” and urged organizations to defend themselves against new waves of ransomware attacks.
The warning from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency , Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said cybercriminals are seeking to “infect systems with Ryuk ransomware for financial gain” and that dealing with ransomware, data theft and service disruption “will be particularly challenging...
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FBI Warns Of 'Imminent Cybercrime Threat' To U.S. Hospitals

FBI Warns Of 'Imminent Cybercrime Threat' To U.S. Hospitals

28 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Hackers are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide, the agency said.
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Trump maintains election fraud, pledges travel to Georgia in first presser...

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