Cybersecurity for Healthcare—Diagnosing the Threat Landscape and Prescribing Solutions for Recovery

On Thanksgiving Day 2023, while many Americans were celebrating, hospitals across the U.S. were doing quite the opposite. Systems were failing. Ambulances were diverted. Care was impaired. Hospitals in three states were hit by a ransomware attack,… Continue reading Cybersecurity for Healthcare—Diagnosing the Threat Landscape and Prescribing Solutions for Recovery

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Signal Introduces Usernames, Allowing Users to Keep Their Phone Numbers Private

End-to-end encrypted (E2EE) messaging app Signal said it’s piloting a new feature that allows users to create unique usernames (not to be confused with profile names) and keep the phone numbers away from prying eyes.
“If you use Signal, your phone numb… Continue reading Signal Introduces Usernames, Allowing Users to Keep Their Phone Numbers Private

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Russian Hackers Target Ukraine with Disinformation and Credential-Harvesting Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers have unearthed a new influence operation targeting Ukraine that leverages spam emails to propagate war-related disinformation.
The activity has been linked to Russia-aligned threat actors by Slovak cybersecurity company ESET, … Continue reading Russian Hackers Target Ukraine with Disinformation and Credential-Harvesting Attacks

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LockBit Ransomware Operation Shut Down; Criminals Arrested; Decryption Keys Released

The U.K. National Crime Agency (NCA) on Tuesday confirmed that it obtained LockBit’s source code as well as intelligence pertaining to its activities and their affiliates as part of a dedicated task force called Operation Cronos.
“Some of the data… Continue reading LockBit Ransomware Operation Shut Down; Criminals Arrested; Decryption Keys Released

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