Check Point has identified an uptick in cyberattacks leveraged by an Iranian espionage group, Scarred Manticore. The researchers noted the group’s increasingly sophisticated methods, such as deploying malware with no code overlaps with known families, enabling them to blend in with legitimate web traffic. Scarred Manticore’s primary targets are high-profile organisations in the Middle East, including governments and telecommunication and financial providers.
Rampant ransomware attacks have hit the healthcare industry, with incidents increasing by more than 600%, costing an average of $10 million per breach. This has