Smashing Security – Ransomware fraud, pharmacy chaos, and suicide

Smashing Security – Ransomware fraud, pharmacy chaos, and suicide

​Is there any truth behind the alleged data breach at Fortnite maker Epic Games? Who launched the ransomware attack that caused a fallout at pharmacies? And what’s the latest on the heart-breaking hack of Finnish therapy clinic Vastaamo?All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Jessica Barker.Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.Episode links:Mogilevich claims it has breached Epic Games – Twitter.Fraudster’s fake data breach claims should remind media to be carefu what we report – DataBreaches.net.Prescription orders delayed as US pharmacies grapple with “nation-state” cyber attack – Bitdefender.US pharmacy outage triggered by ‘Blackcat’ ransomware at UnitedHealth unit, sources say – Reuters.Hackers Behind the Change Healthcare Ransomware Attack Just Received a $22 Million Payment – Wired.Vastaamo data breach – Wikipedia.The CEO who also ran IT, Strava strife, and TikTok tall tales – Smashing Security podcast.Ex-CEO of hacked therapy clinic sentenced for failing to protect patients’ session notes – Bitdefender.Ex-CEO of breached pyschotherapy clinic gets prison sentence for bad data security – Sophos.Vastaamo victims’ lawyer: Some took their own lives after patient record leak – Yle.Prosecutors call for maximum penalty over Vastaamo hacking – Helsinki Times.Self-pay gas station pumps break across NZ as software can’t handle Leap Day – Ars Technica.Citrix, Sophos software impacted by 2024 leap year bugs – Bleeping Computer.Resident Alien trailer – YouTube. Read More  

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