A report entitled, Beyond Compliance: Cyber Threats and Healthcare, published by cybersecurity firm FireEye shows new evidence Chinese linked cyberespionage groups are targeting medical research data. FireEye has identified multiple state-sponsored hacking groups from China launching attacks on medical systems and medical databases around the world. The attacks include incidents withinContinue Reading

Last week 22 local governments in Texas were hit with a crippling coordinated ransomware attack. Now many municipalities are still struggling to restore services, highlighting how vulnerable government bodies are to cyber-attacks. Currently, the Texas Department of Information Resources, the Texas Military Department, and the Texas A&M University System’s CyberresponseContinue Reading

Players of Fortnite, the world’s most popular computer game, have been targeted by ransomware. Cybersecurity firm Cyren has discovered that the free game hack called”Syrk” pretending to allow players to aim more accurately when playing the game, is actually ransomware. Syrk seems to be built off an open-source form of ransomware knownContinue Reading

Bad news for tens of thousands of customers using movie ticketing service MoviePass. Many may have had their credit card details stolen as an unsecured database visible online containing 161 million records was discovered. This discovery, reported Tuesday by TechCrunch, involved a live database that contained customer details and transaction information. OfContinue Reading