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Medical data is being leaked by NHS pagers, and then broadcast for the world to see…

Medical data is being broadcast unencrypted by hospitals across the UK, as ambulances are directed to respond to 999 emergency calls.


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tripwire.com

Toyota Australia driven offline by cyber attack, as heart hospital hit by ransomware

Car maker Toyota admitted earlier today that it had suffered what appears to have been a malware attack at its facilities in Melbourne, Australia, which knocked out its website and other communications.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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bitdefender.com

The DDoS attacker rescued by a Disney cruise ship is sentenced to over 10 years in prison

A 34-year old man has been jailed after being found guilty of launching a massive denial-of-service attack against Boston Children’s Hospital.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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bitdefender.com

Ransomware forced hospitals to cancel 2,800 operations and shut down systems

Ransomware is a serious enough threat for most organisations, but just imagine if you’re in the business of keeping people healthy and saving lives.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Canadian hospital’s website hacked to serve up Teslacrypt ransomware

A Canadian hospital’s website has been hacked in order to serve up the notorious Teslacrypt ransomware to unsuspecting visitors.

David Bisson reports.


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Hackers demand $3.6 million ransom for return of hospital’s data

Hackers are demanding a ransom payment of $3.6 million following an attack against a Southern California hospital.

David Bisson reports.


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Ambulance service disrupted by computer virus infection

Anyone who still thinks that virus-writing is “mostly harmless” and only really impacts the foolish who don’t have backups, should consider what the possible consequences of taking down the systems of an ambulance emergency service might mean.


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Hospital warns 800,000 patient records may be missing

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Newspaper exposes hospital and council data losses

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Hospital networks back on the mend

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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London hospitals hit by computer virus

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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