Dark Web Analysis: Healthcare Risks Tied to Database Leaks, Credentials

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

A new report from CybelAngel analysts provides insight into just how hackers are getting into healthcare networks, from providers leaving databases wide open to attacks, to credential stuffing cyberattacks through third-party access points.

The Healthcare Data Actively Targeted and Sold on the Dark Web report leverages case studies on three French hospital environments, The sale of this data is highly sought after by global threat actors, with similar motivations, data types, and attack methodologies used in attacks on the US healthcare sector, as well.

The research sheds light on hackers’ planning efforts for fraud, ransomware, and other attacks through stolen credentials, leaked database files, and other elements provided from specialized sources from dark web markets.

The findings provide...

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