05 Dec 2022

French Hospital Halts Operations After Cyber-Attack

Over the past weekend, a hospital located in Versailles was forced to cancel its operations due to a cyberattack that rendered the organization’s systems disabled. The hospital was forced to go offline following the cyberattack that occurred at 9pm on Saturday evening. According to Franceinfo, the André-Mignot hospital’s computers were

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27 Sep 2022

Hackers Leak French Hospital Patient Data in Ransom Fight

French hospital Corbeil-Essonnes suffered from a ransomware attack a month ago and refused to give in to ransom demands. Now, the hackers may have released the personal records and patient data online. The hospital is located near Paris and is the latest victim of a series of cyberattacks targeting French

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26 Apr 2022

French Hospitals Cut Internet Connection After Data Raid

A French hospital has been forced to shut down its internet connectivity in two of its locations due to a cyberattack that launched an attempted extortion campaign. The hospital chain, GHT Coeur Grand Est revealed the news of the cyberattack yesterday, claiming that the cyber incident occurred last Tuesday. The

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02 Nov 2021

Explosions and gunfire at Kabul military hospital in deadly attack

According to Taliban spokesmen, the Afghan capital of Kabul experienced gunfire and explosions earlier this morning. The conflict occurred at the site of a military hospital, the 400 person capacity Sardar Daud Khan hospital. One spokesman stated that there had been casualties but did not offer figures, while an eyewitness

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12 Oct 2021

Hospital Hacker Steals Patients’ Data

In New Mexico, an unknown cyberattacker has deleted data of patients at the San Juan Regional Medical center. According to reports, the hospital’s IT network was breached by an unauthorized individual in September of last year. The attack was reported to the United States Department of Health and Human Services’

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29 Apr 2021

Cancer Patients Diverted After Cyber-Attack on MedTech Firm

Last week, Swedish oncology and radiology system provider Elekta suffered from a security breach. Elektra provides equipment for scores of US cancer treatment centers, and the security breach ultimately impacted Elektra’s US customers as well. The breach pertained to its first-generation cloud-based storage system, according to a statement released by

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15 Jan 2021

Indonesia earthquake: Sulawesi hospital among collapsed buildings

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Sulawesi Friday morning injured hundreds of people and displaced thousands. The five-story Mitra Manakarra Hospital in Mamuju partially collapsed, killing eight people. Officials worry the death toll will increase as the rescues continue.  The epicenter of the earthquake was six kilometers northeast of Majene city

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16 Dec 2020

California Hospital Notifies 67k Patients of Data Breach

The Sonoma Valley Hospital in California has notified 67,000 patients that their personal data may have been exposed in a cyberattack on the facility. In the letter, the hospital states that it was one of several American healthcare providers targeted two months ago as part of a sweeping ransomware campaign

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29 Sep 2020

Universal Health Services Ransomware Attack Impacts Hospitals Nationwide

A ransomware attack, suspected to be the Ryuk ransomware operators, has shut down Universal Health Services (UHS) and several hospitals. UHS is a Fortune-500 owner of a nationwide network of hospitals offering a variety of services to their patients. The attack occurred on Monday, according to reports from employees on

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03 Dec 2019

Tourism in Israel? U.S. charity’s offer with Gaza hospital project irks Palestinians

US charity FriendShips, an evangelical Christian group, is building a tent hospital in the Gaza strip, causing controversy by offering foreign medical volunteers a weekend of tourism in Israel across the volatile border. Construction of the facility had won support from both Hamas, Gaza’s Islamist rulers, and Israel. However, civilians

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