Tag Archives: ransomware

Healthcare ransomware environment worsens, Beazley warns

In the first quarter of 2019, the number of ransomware attack notifications received by Beazley Breach Services doubled, compared with the same quarter last year. Not only has the frequency of attacks skyrocketed, but attackers are shifting focus by targeting larger organizations and demanding higher ransom payments. In 2015 and 2016, ransomware was a significant… Read More »

Healthcare providers increasingly lucrative for pros’ ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are continuing to proliferate, as hackers have become professionals and are operating as a business. Hackers are no longer primarily acting alone, but in concert with each other and sharing the rewards, according to Jason Green, chief revenue officer at Trustifi, an email security vendor with products that include 256-bit military-grade email encryption,… Read More »