Hospital News, Articles and Updates

A postmortem of the Grey's Anatomy ransomware episode: Accurate or not?

In the mid-season finale of Grey's Anatomy, titled "Out of Nowhere," Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital itself was on life support after its network became infected with ransomware - how realistic was the portrayal?

Hospitals turn patients away as NHS caught up in global ransomware attack

A combination of WannaCrypt0r and the EternalBlue exploit harvested from the NSA is forcing the closure of networks around the world including many NHS trusts in the UK.

Breaking: NHS Trust crippled by cyberattack

A malware infection on a Lincolnshire hospital has caused an NHS trust to shut down major operations across several hospitals

Do drug pump disclosures point to culture of insecurity in healthcare?

Researchers have uncovered security vulnerabilities in an insulin pump that had the potential to cost lives. SC asks if medical hardware device vulnerabilities are purely a technical problem, or whether a culture of insecurity is to blame...

Locky ransomware spread in global campaign against health sector

FireEye researchers have spotted a Locky ransomware campaign targeting the healthcare sector around the world

Health sector tops breach list, says Information Commissioner

The healthcare sector has once again won the dubious distinction of the leakiest industry as the Information Commissioner's Office releases data covering breaches reported in the final quarter of 2015.