In June of 2019, Quest Diagnostics revealed they had experienced a major data breach that exposed medical records of almost 12 million people worldwide. As one of the largest clinical laboratory testing operations in the world (with locations in the United Kingdom, India, Brazil, and Mexico), the medical testing firm announced that a third-party billing contractor, American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), was the main point of access for an unauthorized user to access sensitive patient data and information. This […]
Worldwide WannaCry Ransomware: Largest Cyberattack in History
Over 75,000 instances of the “.WCRY” file extension detected by Avast, and 45,000 instances reported by Kaspersky Lab Friday as businesses are reeling from what is believed to be the largest cyber-attack in history. The attack has been dubbed “WannaCry” Ransomware, but can also be referred to as WanaCryptor, WannaCrypt, or Wana Decrypt0r.
Hackers known as The Shadow Brokers, stole exploit tools from the NSA (National Security Agency) and leaked them in April. EternalBlue […]