Much like the previous year, ransomware was one of the healthcare sector’s biggest cybersecurity threats seen in 2020; spotlighting the need for proactive measures.
Some U.S. hospitals have been hit by coordinated ransomware attacks designed to infect systems for financial gain, federal agencies and a private-sector cybersecurity company warned on Wednesday.
Universal Health Services, one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S., has been hit by a ransomware attack.
FireEye Mandiant has delivered its cyber landscape predictions for the coming year, including growing and affiliate-supported espionage, increased targeting of OT by ransomware, and continued targeting of healthcare.
American toy manufacturing giant Mattel this week revealed that it fell victim to a ransomware attack that impacted some of its operations.
Hackers are stepping up attacks on health care systems with ransomware in the United States and other countries, creating new risks for medical care as the global coronavirus pandemic accelerates.