Cybercriminals are directly targeting individuals who have undergone medical procedures, threatening to expose sensitive images unless a ransom is paid. Images vary from medical equipment shots to surveillance camera recordings, while ransom demands range from $50 to $1500. As a result, victims are seeking legal recourse, with notable lawsuits underway. Cybersecurity professionals stress the importance of both healthcare providers and customers ensuring compliance with data protection laws.
Australian AI healthcare firm StrongRoom AI has partnered with CyberQ Group to launch StrongShield, a cybersecurity solution designed to defend pharmacies and healthcare providers against