The U.S.’ Food and Drug Administration recently issued a recall of 465,000 pacemakers amid reports of vulnerabilities identified in the devices. The ICS-CERT issued the same advisory to wireless syringe infusion pumps. Get the details here.
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.
With a little SDR knowledge and a $20 USB dongle, attackers can read unencrypted pager messages from tens of kilometers away. Who still uses pagers in this day and age? Healthcare facilities. Goodbye, PHI.
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.