HC3 Identifies Top 10 Ransomware Threat Actors in Q3 2021 for Healthcare

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

The HHS Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) released an analyst note outlining the top 10 global and US ransomware threat actors in Q3 2021 who are targeting the healthcare sector. Conti, Avaddon, and REvil/Sodinokibi topped the list globally, and Conit, REvil/Sodinokibi, and Hive led the US list.

Researchers noted 68 healthcare ransomware incidents globally in Q3, from July 1 to September 30. Over 60 percent of those ransomware attacks were targeted at US-based healthcare organizations. After the US, France, Brazil, Thailand, Australia, and Italy faced the most healthcare ransomware attacks.

Within the US...

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