A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 18:03:33 +0000

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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Study: Ransomware, Data Breaches at Hospitals tied to Uptick in Fatal Heart Attacks

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 19:48:03 +0000

Hospitals that have been hit by a data breach or ransomware attack can expect to see an increase in the death rate among heart patients in the following months or years because of cybersecurity remediation efforts, a new study posits. Health industry experts say the findings should prompt a larger review of how security — or the lack thereof — may be impacting patient outcomes.

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WannaCry mutiert vom aggressiven Infekt zum fragwürdigen Impfstoff

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:01:10 +0000

Die Beute bleibt die gleiche.  Aber das Jagdverhalten ändert sich. Der neueste Report von Sophos „WannaCry Aftershock“ gibt einen Überblick über die WannaCry Schadsoftware, die es mit einer weltweiten Angriffswelle am 12. Mai 2017 zu einiger Bekanntheit geschafft hat. Die Analysen der Sophos-Forscher zeigen, dass WannaCry weiterhin aktiv ist, mit Millionen versuchten Neuinfizierungen jeden Monat. [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/dY6xpHhxr5E” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (July 22 – 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 15:50:58 +0000

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of July 22–28. We look at Phobos ransomware, stalkerware’s similarities to parental monitoring apps, and the investigation into Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.

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