Pandemic Leading to Cyber Crisis

Pandemic Leading to Cyber Crisis



Dive Brief:

  • Ransomware hit at least 26 U.S. healthcare providers between January and May, according to Recorded Future, which used open-source reporting to verify the attacks.
  • April and May averaged six ransomware attacks each, compared to five attacks in April and three attacks in May last year.¬†Recorded Future confirmed Maze was responsible for at least six ransomware attacks this year and NetWalker was responsible for at least five.
  • Since 2016, Recorded Future said it cataloged 161 publicly disclosed ransomware attacks targeting healthcare providers.¬†Of the 57 attacks recorded in 2019, at least 10 organizations paid or partially paid the ransom.

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