Research on how the healthcare sector has evolved as a preferred target for cybercriminals, how stolen records are monetized, what types of data are stolen, and how much they're sold for in the underground.
Data Breach: A data breach is an incident where information, typically data that is sensitive, proprietary or confidential in nature, is stolen or taken from a system without the knowledge or authorization of the system’s owner. Read more
Evidence of a ransomware infection has been uncovered from the systems of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology of the Rockies, P.C. (AAIR) in Colorado--adding it to the growing list of healthcare institutions preyed on by ransomware.
Over 689,000 medical records and 9.3 million health insurance records were recently found being sold in the deep web. What happens to the stolen data, and how much is personal information worth in the online black market?