Last Week’s Ransomware Recap: Drama, Disconnects, and Digital Delinquents 05-13-2024

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In a plot twist fit for a daytime soap opera, the CEO of UnitedHealth Group found themselves on the receiving end of a stern letter from state Attorneys General. It wasn’t a love letter, but rather a scolding over a ransomware attack that hit their subsidiary, Change Healthcare, back in February.

Picture this: 22 Attorneys ...

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And It Keeps On Going: Ransomware Fun: 04-15-2024

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Ransomware Recap: Laughs, Legislation, and Lessons

Last week was like watching a soap opera where the villains are cybercriminals and the heroes are sweating IT guys. We had RansomHub shaking down Change Healthcare, politicians trying to cyber-proof the healthcare sector, and ransomware response plans that were about as effective as ...

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Another Week of Fun With Ransomware: 04-05-2024

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Ransomware Attacks: The Unexpected Culprit Behind Your Therapist’s New Gray Hairs

It seems like the world of ransomware is more akin to a horror story than a tech issue, especially after a study by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) revealed the hair-raising effects these digital nightmares have on the mental well-being of ...

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ChatGPT Ransomware Weekly Roundup: The Saga Continues – 02.05.2024

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Last week in the wacky world of ransomware, things got pretty “Mission Impossible” with proxy attacks threatening to turn national security into an oxymoron, the unholy trinity of ransomware/AI/war-making cyber insurance folks sweat bullets, and sensitive U.S. government secrets taking a walk in the cyber park. Buckle up, it’s going to be ...

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Last Week in Ransomware: 01.29.2024 – The “Oopsie” Edition

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Welcome to the “Oopsie” edition of last week’s ransomware roundup, where we take a lighthearted look at the dark world of digital extortion. Yes, even in the world of cyber doom and gloom, we find room for a chuckle!

Healthcare and Ransomware: A Match Made in Cyber-Hell The cyber-baddies had a field day last week, particularly with the healthcare ...

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Ransomware Recap: The Quirky Chronicles of Cyber Chaos – January 24, 2024

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Welcome to another edition of “Ransomware Recap,” where we dive into the wild world of digital hostage-taking. Last week’s ransomware shenanigans had everything: psychological drama, a steep rise in digital dastardliness, and a variety of villains outdoing each other in cyber skullduggery!

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A Whimsical Look at a Not-So-Funny Topic – Week of 01-08-2024

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In the latest episode of ‘Ransomware Gone Wild’, LockBit affiliates, much like rebellious teenagers, decided that hospital hacking is back on the menu, ethics be darned. The healthcare industry is buzzing like a kicked beehive, especially after SickKids in Toronto and a trio of German hospitals got an unwanted ...

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