Category: Maui ransomware

US Recovers $500,000 From North Korea-Backed Hackers Targeting Hospitals

The U.S. Department of Justice said on July 19 that it seized about $500,000 in cryptocurrency that two American medical centers had paid to┬áNorth Korean state-backed hackers after a ransomware attack. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said the seized funds include ransoms paid by health care providers in Kansas and Colorado in 2021 and 2022,…


US Says North Korean-Backed Hackers Targeting Health Care Sector With Ransomware

North Korean state-sponsored cyber actors have been targeting hospitals and health care facilities in the United States with ransomware since May 2021, according to U.S. intelligence agencies. The FBI, Treasury Department, and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a joint advisory on July 6 about “Maui” ransomware. The agencies suspect that hackers deployed Maui…