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Healthcare Ransomware Attacks Predicted this Weekend

This week, the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have sent advisories regarding a cyber threat to hospitals and health care providers. The CISA, FBI, and HHS alert (https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-302a) suggests there is credible information that a widespread ransomware attack using Ryuk, TrickBot, and other malware will take place this weekend. The threat actors are claiming that they are targeting 400 healthcare organizations. Experts suggest entities may already have the encryption malware on their systems, but the threat actors have not yet commanded it to activate.