Texas was a major target of cyberattacks in 2023. Notably, mortgage loan company, Mr. Cooper, suffered a data breach that compromised the information of 14.6 million customers. Texas was also heavily targeted in the healthcare, financial services, and food sectors, leading to lawsuits against companies such as CentroMed and Charles Schwab. Ram Dantu, the director for the Center for Information and Cyber Security at the University of North Texas, suggested that the issue could be due to a lack of investment in cyber protection.
The ALPHV BlackCat and LockBit ransomware groups are causing havoc in the US healthcare sector, with a surge in cyberattacks on hospitals and pharmacies. The