ABSTRACT

Joint Cybersecurity Advisory: Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Summary: "This joint cybersecurity advisory was coauthored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This advisory describes the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by cybercriminals against targets in the Healthcare and Public Health Sector (HPH) to infect systems with ransomware, notably Ryuk and Conti, for financial gain. CISA, FBI, and HHS have credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. CISA, FBI, and HHS are sharing this information to provide warning to healthcare providers to ensure that they take timely and reasonable precautions to protect their networks from these threats."

Report Number:
AA20-302A
Publisher:
Date:
2020-10-28
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency: https://us-cert.cisa.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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