Posts Tagged ‘hack’

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Washington’s Cyber Reckoning

As Washington continues to investigate the true depth of what experts are describing as one of the most damaging cyberattacks in U.S. history, both government […] More

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The Human Factor Behind the Panama Papers Leak

There’s still much to be learned about the unauthorized release of the so-called Panama Papers, the documents exposing the financial interests of prominent world figures […] More

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Healthcare and the Cyber Threat

In February, Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital very publicly paid $17,000 to regain access to its files after being infected with a type of malware called ransomware. […] More

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Low-Hanging Fruit

Healthcare providers represent an attractive target for hackers due to the wealth of information they store about their patients. The Cipher Brief Spoke to Greg […] More

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A Prime Target

On February 5th, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center lost access to its computers after being infected with ransomware – a type of malware that hold files […] More

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Strengthening U.S. Cyber Defenses

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack shocked the U.S., exposing the vulnerability of the U.S. government to cyber attack.  After thieves took the personal […] More

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New Ground Rules Needed

Imagine this:  a private company discovers that detailed personal identifying information—including Social Security numbers, dates of birth, passport data, foreign travel histories, and other sensitive […] More

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Mitigating the Cyber Threat

The Cipher Brief sat down with Michael Chertoff at the Aspen Security Conference to discuss emerging issues in cybersecurity. He feels that businesses and the […] More