Privacy & Security

Kaspersky conspiracy allegations

CEO Eugene Kaspersky

By Jessica Davis 02:51 pm October 24, 2017
The embattled company is hoping to prove its innocence and regain the trust lost by continued reports that the company may have ties to Russia.
WannaCry ransomware
By Jessica Davis 10:16 am October 24, 2017
The computer network of Pinehurst-based FirstHealth of the Carolinas was shut down by a new form of WannaCry last week.
Amazon cloud server leaks
By Jessica Davis 10:08 am October 24, 2017
In response to the influx of data breaches caused by misconfigured cloud databases, the security firm has developed a tool that will let administrators check if their bucket is inadvertently being shared with the public.
unsecured medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 03:09 pm October 20, 2017
Hospitals are uniquely susceptible to security risks when different corporate and IT cultures come together. 
medical device security
By Jessica Davis 02:50 pm October 20, 2017
As the number of connected devices is projected to grow to 20 to 50 billion by 2020, the FBI says the threat of DDoS attacks launched by leveraging flaws in IoT devices is not going away anytime soon.
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.
TheDarkOverLord extorting healthcare provider
By Jessica Davis 03:07 pm October 19, 2017
The notorious hacker is targeting Austin Manual Therapy Associates in its latest extortion attempt, claiming it holds the PHI of patients -- including insurance authorization data.
cybersecurity risks in medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm October 19, 2017
Healthcare and other organizations have too many end-points to worry about, and a lack of internal collaboration isn’t helping, a BlackBerry survey finds.
healthcare security breaches
By Jessica Davis 12:50 pm October 19, 2017
Nearly 500,000 patient records were reported breached in September, according to the latest Protenus Breach Barometer.
risky Wi-Fi connections
By Jessica Davis 03:31 pm October 16, 2017
A Belgian researcher discovered a flaw in the protocol that could allow a hacker to hijack connections, launch man-in-the-middle attacks, view communications and decrypt traffic on all Wi-Fi-enabled devices.

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