Hackers ‘Without Conscience’ Demand Ransom From Health Providers

Article by Ryan Gallagher – Bloomberg When hackers broke into computers at Hammersmith Medicines Research, a London-based company that carries out clinical trials for new medicines, it was a nightmare scenario for managing director Malcolm Boyce. The coronavirus crisis was just beginning to take hold in the U.K., and the company was in talks with other […]


Executive Summary: Since January, ITC’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) has been monitoring threat actors against the healthcare sector and their attempts to take advantage of COVID-19. The attacks were initially rudimentary. Victims were targeted with phishing emails pretending to be from the World Health Organisation. However, during the past couple of months these attacks, which […]