FBI warns of criminals attacking healthcare payment processors

Millions of dollars have been stolen from healthcare companies after fraudsters gained access to customer accounts and redirected payments. In a newly-published advisory directed at the healthcare payment industry, the FBI warns that cybercriminals are using a cocktail of publicly-available Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and social engineering techniques to impersonate victims and obtain access to […]

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FBI: Millions in Losses resulted from attacks against Healthcare payment processors

The FBI has issued an alert about threat actors targeting healthcare payment processors in an attempt to hijack the payments. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued an alert about cyber attacks against healthcare payment processors to redirect victim payments. Threat actors used employees’ publicly-available Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and social engineering techniques to […]

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Cybercriminals are changing focus from large hospitals to smaller hospital systems

Critical Insight announced the release of the firm’s H1 2022 Healthcare Data Breach Report, which analyzes ​​breach data reported to the United States Department of Health and Human Services by healthcare organizations. This Help Net Security video reveals why attackers are changing targets and moving from large hospitals to smaller hospital systems. The post Cybercriminals […]

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Why Does Medical Imaging Equipment Need Better Cybersecurity?

Medical imaging cybersecurity needs to evolve to meet today’s security threats. Cyberthreats specifically targeting health care institutions have increased over recent years. More data is also at risk since patients have begun widely using telemedicine services. In addition to the risk of information theft, there is a very serious risk to patients, including the potential […]

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Ransomware is back, healthcare sector most targeted

In Q2 2022, Kroll observed a 90% increase in the number of healthcare organizations targeted in comparison with Q1 2022, dropping the final nail in the coffin for the “truce” some criminal groups instituted earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic. Ransomware helped to fuel this uptick against healthcare as attacks increased this quarter to once again […]

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