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Healthcare Data on Dark Web: How Threat Actors Exploit Covid-19

Kratikal Blog

Rishi Khemani

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has created several unprecedented circumstances that have completely changed the way the world works. However, as we stepped into 2021, even the situation with the pandemic has entered a new stage. Vaccination drives are being carried out around the globe and cyber criminals have thoroughly exploited this opportunity to get hold of confidential healthcare data for selling and trading on the Dark Web.

The healthcare sector has been a prime target for threat actors ever since the beginning of the pandemic. Whether it’s in the form of ransomware attacks on hospitals or data breaches targeting Covid vaccine manufacturing firms, the healthcare sector has been at the receiving end of many disruptive cyber attacks.

Reuters reported...

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