Month: January 2023

Russian-backed hackers actively targeting US health care sector, HHS warns – The Hill


The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warned on Monday that pro-Russian hacktivist group Killnet is actively targeting the U.S. healthcare industry with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. HHS said in a notice that the group has been going after countries supporting Ukraine, including NATO members.  “Although KillNet’s…

Dissertation Survey – Vishing


Hi all,I’d be extremely grateful if you would be able to complete a survey for my dissertation surrounding persuasion techniques in Vishing attacks. questionnaire will ask a series of questions surrounding the different persuasion techniques used in Vishing attacks, such as Authority, Distraction and Social Proof*. You will…

FTC rules against Chegg in data breach case. Three third-party … – The CyberWire


At a glance.The FTC rules against Chegg in data breach lawsuit.A trio of third-party health data breaches.Bugs found in OpenEMR.UK’s IPT says MI5 mishandled personal data.The FTC rules against Chegg in data breach lawsuit. EdScoop reports that the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered California education technology provider…