Risk News

6/19/2018
Cryptocurrency Mining Tops Ransomware Attacks as New Cyberthreat
"While ransomware attacks continue to preoccupy the minds of healthcare IT security pros, a new threat is emerging—cryptocurrency mining. Not as devastating as ransomware, cryptocurrency mining malware can still degrade system performance and cause vital healthcare IT systems to slow down or even shut down due to the enormous processing power the malware uses to mine cryptocurrency."
Annie's take:

Another kind of threat to the healthcare industry.
6/18/2018
US warns of North Korea cyber campaign, days after historic summit
"The US Department of Homeland Security said that it has identified malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government, according to a new report released on Thursday, just days after the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un."
Annie's take:

There is not much anymore that surprises us, least of all this report.