HHS unveils top 8 ransomware threat actors for U.S. hospitals

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

HHS unveiled the top ransomware threat actors for hospitals and how many hospitals have been struck between July 1 and Sept. 30, according to an Oct. 13 report.

Some insights into the report's findings:

At least 22 U.S. healthcare centers or medical clinics experienced a ransomware attack in the thirrd quarter of 2021. There have been at least four hospitals that reported ransomware attacks in the same period.
Globally, at least 68 ransomware incidents affecting healthcare organizations occurred...

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