Recovering from a ransomware attack without paying ransom is BIG news – especially for small healthcare providers whose operations could get disrupted indefinitely in case of such a breach. An Iowa clinic has managed to do and that too within a day’s period. Jones eye clinic and its affiliated surgery… Continue Reading Iowa Clinic Ends Ransomware Attack without Paying

On Sept 5, 2018, law enforcement alerted Inova Health of a data breach. It appears that their billing systems were accessed by a bad actor using an employee’s credentials first in January 2017, and then again, between July-October 2017. The breach has impacted 12,331 patients. An article by Databreaches.net points… Continue Reading What makes strong passwords so important?

“Starting from early July, we have seen malicious spam activity that has targeted corporate mailboxes… The malware’s key objective is to steal passwords from browsers, messaging applications, mail and FTP clients, and cryptocurrency wallets.” Secure List, Loki Bot: On a hunt for corporate passwords   Experts from Kapresky lab have come… Continue Reading Major Security Firms Detect a Surge in Phishing Attacks on Corporate Email Accounts

Of the 229 breaches added this year to the HHS “wall of shame”, the largest one is the attack on UnityPoint Health. The Iowan company fell victim to a business email compromise (BEC) attack that compromised its business email system. How big is the UnityPoint Health data breach? As per… Continue Reading Business Email Compromise – How it Works?