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Nuance NotPetya Attack
By Jessica Davis 09:39 am October 20, 2017
Energy and Commerce Chairman Rep. Greg Walden is hoping Nuance’s experience falling victim to the global cyberattack in June can provide valuable insights for other organizations.
Hackers hate ransomware

The hackers disguised the wiper malware, Petya, as ransomware in order to distract from its real purpose -- to destroy data.

By Jessica Davis 04:27 pm September 20, 2017
While nearly half of hackers are contemplating a ban on the sale of ransomware, new attack methods like those used in WannaCry and Petya demonstrate that it isn’t going anywhere soon.
 Senate IoT security legislation

Orgs should formalize their own medical device security policies because IoT security legislation​ is coming.

By Bill Siwicki 09:47 am September 14, 2017
The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act would set minimum standards that are immediately needed.
NHS Lanarkshire hit by ransomware

The NHS Lanarkshire corporate office in the U.K. Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 12:13 pm August 29, 2017
The Scottish health system is operating under contingency plans, as it works to regain normal operations.
Petya cyberattack halts Merck production, hurts profits

Merck's USA headquarters in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

By Jessica Davis 03:07 pm August 02, 2017
The biopharma giant is still trying to restore its systems and hasn’t produced bulk product since it was hit by the NotPetya wiper malware on June 27.
Petya NotPetya and security malware protection
By Bill Siwicki 09:33 am July 25, 2017
The latest ‘ransomworm’ attack is not over and, in fact, is already causing permanent damage.
Petya attacks
By Jessica Davis 12:18 pm July 18, 2017
After a hospital had to replace infected IT systems, now FedEx is the second organization to admit the drastic impact of the wiper malware.
NotPetya cyberattack
By Jessica Davis 01:59 pm July 10, 2017
Functionality of the Dragon Practice Edition, eScription LH and RH platforms are almost back to normal, as the voice and language tool provider continues to work to restore its software.
Petya cyberattack
By Jessica Davis 02:43 pm June 30, 2017
Princeton Community Hospital fell victim to the global NotPetya attack on Tuesday and plans to replace the corrupted network with a newly built system.
petya cyberattack ransomware
By Jessica Davis 12:52 pm June 29, 2017
Meanwhile, researchers have confirmed NotPetya isn’t ransomware, and instead, hackers masked the virus with ransom to dictate the media narrative and hide the real intent: disruption and destruction of data.

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