Malware

Gifford says vendor had data breach

Gifford Health Care last month notified federal authorities of a data breach involving a vendor that helps administer one of the Randolph-based medical center’s drug-pricing programs.  Gifford notified the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on April 23 of a “hacking/IT incident” involving a network server, according to HHS records. Gifford spokeswoman Ashley Lincoln...

Telstra service provider hit by cyber attack as hackers claim SIM card information stolen

Anton Nilsson reports: Hackers have claimed they have gained access to “tens of thousands” of SIM cards after a cyber attack against an Australian telecom firm. The victim, Melbourne-based Schepisi Communications, describes itself as a “platinum partner” of Telstra that supplies phone numbers and cloud storage services on behalf of the telecommunications giant. The...

Scripps Health Hit By Cyberattack

Christina Bravo reports: Scripps Health confirmed Sunday their technology servers were hacked overnight, forcing the health care system to switch to offline chart systems and causing a disruption to their patient portals. Scripps did not provide any information on how the cyberattack occurred or state exactly what systems were affected by the breach. The...

Ca: Whistler ransomware attack could affect thousands

Braden Dupuis reports: A ransomware attack on the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) could have far-reaching consequences, according to a cyber security expert, but there’s no way of knowing for sure until a full forensic investigation is completed. In a recent post to the dark web (a part of the internet not visible to search engines,...