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Increase in Cyberattacks on Water Systems in the U.S.: A Worrying Threat

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a serious warning about the increase in cyberattacks targeting drinking water systems across the country. This warning highlights the crucial importance of cybersecurity in protecting critical infrastructure like water supply systems. The Growing Threat to Water Systems In its statement, the EPA revealed that cyberattacks on […]

A large US health system is forced to redirect ambulances and disconnect records due to a cyberattack

A recent cyberattack on the Ascension health system, which operates in 19 states across the U.S., has had severe consequences. Ambulances were diverted, patients had to postpone medical tests, and online access to patient records was blocked. The attack, detected on Wednesday, caused chaos and uncertainty within the health system. While Ascension has not confirmed […]

US Health System Redirects Ambulances and Shuts Down Records Following Cyberattack

The Ascension health system, operating in 19 states across the U.S., recently fell victim to a cyberattack that resulted in significant disruptions to its operations. Some of the 140 hospitals within the system had to divert ambulances, postpone medical tests, and block online access to patient records. The attack, detected on Wednesday, prompted Ascension to […]

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