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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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The WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks were massive incidents that impacted companies both large and small across large geographic areas. Both propagated quickly and brought massive organizations such as the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and shipping giant Maersk to a standstill. While the threat from those two individual attacks has been mostly mitigated, variants […]

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