Irish Health Care hacked, American systems targeted - New Cyber24 Podcast




The Irish Health Department was hit with ransomware by a group known as Conti. Despite an initial demand for payment, the hackers changed tactics and provided the victims with a decryption key, allowing officials to work toward restoring normal service while still threatening to release data in order to collect funds. In this episode of the CYBER24 podcast, presented by VLCM, Marty Carpenter and Mike Hussey look at the hack and the FBI’s warning that the same group has already hit more than a dozen US health systems.


Episode 131: Irish Health Care hacked, American system targeted


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