Oil and Gas Cybersecurity: Trends & Response to Survey

Trend Micro conducted a study on the state of industrial cybersecurity in the oil and gas, manufacturing, and electricity/energy industries in 2022. Based on the results of a survey of over 900 ICS business and security leaders in the United Read More …

Hospital giant’s IT still poorly a week after suspected ransomware infection

Computer systems are still down at CommonSpirit Health – America’s second-largest nonprofit hospital network – more than a week after it was hit by a somewhat mystery cyberattack. The US’s largest Catholic healthcare provider remains very tight-lipped about the root Read More …

Nonprofit hospital network suffers IT meltdown after ‘security incident’

America’s second-largest nonprofit healthcare org is suffering a security “issue” that has diverted ambulances and shut down electronic records systems at hospitals around the country. CommonSpirit Health, a Chicago-based organization that has more than 1,000 facilities and 140 hospitals across Read More …

Control System Defense: Know the Opponent

Operational technology/industrial control system (OT/ICS) assets that operate, control, and monitor day-to-day critical infrastructure and industrial processes continue to be an attractive target for malicious cyber actors. These cyber actors, including advanced persistent threat (APT) groups, target OT/ICS assets to Read More …

New York ambulance service discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Empress EMS (Emergency Medical Services), a New York-based emergency response and ambulance service provider, has disclosed a data breach that exposed customer information. According to the notification, the company suffered a ransomware attack on July 14, 2022. An investigation into Read More …

Colorado: Cyber attack hits Fremont County government

Fremont County government services are being impacted by a cyber attack that began last week. According to a Facebook post made by Fremont County Emergency Management, county officials became aware of the attack, which was impacting county government systems, on Read More …

French hospital hit by $10M ransomware attack, sends patients elsewhere

The Center Hospitalier Sud Francilien (CHSF), a 1000-bed hospital located 28km from the center of Paris, suffered a cyberattack on Sunday, which has resulted in the medical center referring patients to other establishments and postponing appointments for surgeries. CHSF serves Read More …

Predatory Sparrow: Who are the hackers who say they started a fire in Iran?

It’s extremely rare for hackers, who operate in the digital world, to cause damage in the physical world. But a cyber-attack on a steel maker in Iran two weeks ago is being seen as one of those significant and troubling Read More …

FBI: Ransomware Attacks on Agricultural Cooperatives Potentially Timed to Critical Seasons

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is informing Food and Agriculture (FA) sector partners that ransomware actors may be more likely to attack agricultural cooperatives during critical planting and harvest seasons, disrupting operations, causing financial loss, and negatively impacting the Read More …