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Prosthetic & Orthotic Care confirms hack by TheDarkOverlord

Another one of TheDarkOverlord’s targets has issued a statement about the hack and theft of their patient information. DataBreaches.net had identified this entity and first reported on the hack on July 9. Somewhat disturbingly, and as we have seen in other cases with the same parameters, Prosthetic & Orthotic Care (P&O Care) does not appear...

MO: A second TheDarkOverlord target confirms hack (updated)

In the past 24 hours, two of TheDarkOverlord’s targets have publicly acknowledged breaches previously reported by this site. Yesterday, it was the Athens Orthopedic Clinic in Georgia who issued a public statement (previous coverage). Today, it’s a group of clinics in Farmington, Missouri (previous coverage). Daily Journal Online reports: The medical group which includes...

Should you pay a hacker’s ransom?

Carl Herberger of Radware writes: If someone locked down your pacemaker, what would you pay to regain control? If hackers took over a cockpit or locomotive, what would you pay for restitution? This is the future of ransomware that we’ll almost certainly see if the evolution of these threats holds course. Any time human...