Recent ransomware attacks struck local governments, businesses, and healthcare providers. Cambell County Health was hit by ransomware that put lives at risk. Emergency patients were rerouted, and new admissions were suspended while the Hospital dealt with the ransomware locking out critical patient information.
The Maze ransomware went further and created a website to “name and shame” their victims. Pensacola, FL city government was among the latest victims of Maze.
Marcus Carey, enterprise architect in the office of the CTO at ReliaQuest, “Compared to other ransomware, Maze has unique infection methods, aiming to dupe a victim by creating lookalike websites, even imitating trusted government sites and cybersecurity websites to execute its attack.”
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