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Analysis: Top Ransomware Gangs Targeting Healthcare Sector

Ransomware attacks are continuing to threaten the U.S. and global healthcare sectors, in part due to many entities' high dependency on legacy systems and lack of security resources, according to HC3.

BlackByte: Free Decryptor Released for Ransomware Strain

Trustwave, a Chicago-based cybersecurity and managed security services provider owned by Singaporean telecommunications company Singtel Group Enterprise, on Friday announced the release of the free decryptor, available for download from GitHub.

Osteopathic Professional Group Reports Year-Old Breach

The American Osteopathic Association has just begun notifying nearly 28,000 individuals about a June 2020 data exfiltration incident involving their personal information.

Flaws In GitHub Actions Bypass Code Review Mechanism

Researchers at Cider Security have uncovered a security loophole in GitHub Actions that allows adversaries to bypass the required reviews mechanism and push non-reviewed code to a protected branch, allowing it into the pipeline to production.

Former Executive Accessed PHI of Nearly 38,000 Individuals

A compromise of sensitive health information at Premier Patient Healthcare affecting nearly 38,000 individuals was discovered nearly a year after a terminated company executive accessed the data.

CISA to Access Agencies' Endpoints, Help Enhance Security

A new memorandum from the Office of Management and Budget sets a 90-day deadline for CISA to assess existing endpoint detection and response, or EDR, deployments at federal agencies.

Google Says Russian APT Targeting Journalists, Politicians

Some 14,000 Google users were warned of being suspected targets of Russian government-backed threat actors. Post that, the tech giant announced cybersecurity updates - particularly for email accounts of high-profile users.

FDA: How to Inform Patients About Medical Device Cyber Flaws

These devices range from Software as a Medical Device, such as certain mobile phone applications, to implantable medical devices, such as pacemakers, the federal agency notes.

Medtronic Insulin Pump Devices Recalled Due to Serious Risks

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued a warning notifying patients that medical device maker Medtronic has expanded a recall of remote controllers for certain wireless insulin pumps.

Cyberattacks Disable IT Networks at 2 Indiana Hospitals

The two hospitals - Johnson Memorial Health in Franklin and Schneck Medical Center, located in Seymour - are the latest healthcare providers in Indiana to be hit with potential ransomware attacks.

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