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A medical billing service headquartered in Massachusetts has notified patients of a data breach, saying hackers may have exposed their data. The attack involved the infamous GandCrab ransomware. Cyber crooks have developed a taste for healthcare institutions and their affiliates in recent years, infecting their systems with ransomware or injecting code designed to steal data […]

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A ransomware attack on Spokane, Washington-based Columbia Surgical Specialists on Jan. 9 resulted in unauthorized access of medical records of almost 400,000 patients, the healthcare provider said in a press release. Although the FBI and security companies advise organizations not give in to hacker demands, the company paid almost $15,000 in ransom for a decryption […]

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Mimikatz is a leading post-exploitation tool that dumps passwords from memory, as well as hashes, PINs and Kerberos tickets. Other useful attacks it enables are pass-the-hash, pass-the-ticket or building Golden Kerberos tickets. This makes post-exploitation lateral movement within a network easy for attackers. Mimikatz, described by the author as just “a little tool to play […]

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