Hacker Attacks, Ransomware, Trojans and Viruses – German Healthcare Industry under Massive Attack

“The healthcare industry is ranked in the top 5 industries of medical identities becoming more and more lucrative on the black market. Cyber criminals have sophisticated intrusion ways against healthcare organisations leaving them exposed to the most advanced persistent threats.

But how can it happen to you? Take a look at Locky for example. What a cute name for a dangerous threat. Camouflaged as Invoice or other ‘important’ document this new virus is the current scourge in Germany and has already caused serious problems in many business sectors. Locky’s target? Your employees.

Once opened, a malicious link containing Trojan gets downloaded that encrypts all data stored in all accessible data stores such as local hard drives (Ransomware), backup media and even cloud storage. German experts estimate 5,300 new infections per hour.”

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Author: Tenego Partnering