April 23, 2018

Transcription Service Leaked Medical Records

This post was originally published on this siteMEDantex, a Kansas-based company that provides medical transcription services for hospitals, clinics and private physicians, took down its customer Web portal last week after being notified by KrebsOnSecurity that it was leaking sensitive patient medical records — apparently for thousands of physicians. On Friday, KrebsOnSecurity learned that the portion of MEDantex’s site which was supposed to be a password-protected portal physicians could use to upload audio-recorded notes about their patients was instead completely open to the Internet. What’s more, numerous online tools intended for use by MEDantex employees were exposed to anyone with […]
December 16, 2019

Ransomware Gangs Now Outing Victim Businesses That Don’t Pay Up

This post was originally published on this siteAs if the scourge of ransomware wasn’t bad enough already: Several prominent purveyors of ransomware have signaled they plan to start publishing data stolen from victims who refuse to pay up. To make matters worse, one ransomware gang has now created a public Web site identifying recent victim companies that have chosen to rebuild their operations instead of quietly acquiescing to their tormentors. The message displayed at the top of the Maze Ransomware public shaming site. Less than 48 hours ago, the cybercriminals behind the Maze Ransomware strain erected a Web site on […]
May 11, 2020

Ransomware Hit ATM Giant Diebold Nixdorf

This post was originally published on this siteDiebold Nixdorf, a major provider of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and payment technology to banks and retailers, recently suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted some operations. The company says the hackers never touched its ATMs or customer networks, and that the intrusion only affected its corporate network. Canton, Ohio-based Diebold [NYSE: DBD] is currently the largest ATM provider in the United States, with an estimated 35 percent of the cash machine market worldwide. The 35,000-employee company also produces point-of-sale systems and software used by many retailers. According to Diebold, on the evening of […]