US Health Dept warns of Venus ransomware targeting healthcare orgs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warned today that Venus ransomware attacks are also targeting the country’s healthcare organizations.

In an analyst note issued by the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3), HHS’ security team also mentions that it knows about at least one incident where Venus ransomware was deployed on the networks of a U.S. healthcare org.

However, there is no known data leak site that threat actors deploying Venus ransomware are known to use for publishing stolen data online, according to HC3’s report.

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Source: Bleeping Computer