Inside Ireland’s Public Healthcare Ransomware Scare

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 02:13:34 +0000

The accounting firm PricewatersCoopers recently published lessons learned from the disruptive and costly ransomware attack in May 2021 on Ireland’s public health system. The unusually candid post-mortem found that nearly two months elapsed between the initial intrusion and the launching of the ransomware. It also found affected hospitals had tens of thousand of outdated Windows 7 systems, and that the health system’s IT administrators failed to respond to multiple warning signs that a massive attack was imminent.

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Want to stop ransomware attacks? Send the cybercriminals to jail, says Brian Honan: Lock and Code S02E11

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 08:05:00 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we speak to BH Consulting CEO Brian Honan about what can be done to stop today’s frequent ransomware attacks.

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Threat spotlight: Conti, the ransomware used in the HSE healthcare attack

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 16:30:19 +0000

Conti ransomware has caught the world’s attention after being used in attacks against Ireland’s public healthcare system.

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