#ransomware | #computerhacker | Major European private hospital operator struck by ransomware

Fresenius, Europe’s largest private hospital operator, has confirmed a ransomware attack that has limited some operations.  The Bad Homburg, Germany-based organization told cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs that a “computer virus” has caused a disruption, but there is no impact on patient care.  Fresenius employs 290,000 employees in more than 100…

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#ransomware | #computerhacker | Report: Medical company set to aid coronavirus response struck by ransomware

Dive Brief: Hackers behind the Maze ransomware published stolen data from a United Kingdom-based medical research firm Hammersmith Medicines Research (HMR), reports Computer Weekly. HMR was on “standby” for developing vaccines for the novel coronavirus outbreak.  HMR discovered the “severe attack” on March 14. The organization “repelled” the attack and…

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