Mar 222020
 
 March 22, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Healthcare

Davey Winder reports:

Cybercriminals, who truly deserve the epithet of cyberscum, are attacking healthcare targets with a new and dangerous Windows ransomware campaign.

At the start of March,  I warned how a new Windows ransomware threat was hiding in plain sight. That threat was NetWalker, and it’s now being used by cybercrime groups, who truly deserve the epithet of cyberscum, as the payload of phishing attacks. Phishing attacks that are targeting those in the healthcare sector.

Read more on Forbes.

As a small part of his reporting, Davey notes how some threat actors agreed not to target healthcare entities at this time. For follow-up on that, see my post of yesterday: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire? Did Maze Team go back on its word to leave medically related facilities alone?

 

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