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Rhysida Offers to Sell Children’s Hospital Data for $3.4M

[ad_1] Electronic Healthcare Records , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance & Risk Management One Month Later, Lurie Children’s Hospital Still Recovering From Ransomware Attack Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • February 29, 2024     Electronic health records and other IT systems are still offline at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago following a cyberattack in […]

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FBI Is Focused on Election Integrity, Misinformation Threats

[ad_1] Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Agent Robert K. Tripp on FBI’s Approach to Deepfakes, Nation-State Election Threats Anna Delaney (annamadeline) • February 29, 2024     Robert K. Tripp, Special Agent in Charge, FBI The U.S. presidential election is still eight months […]

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Outages from Change Healthcare cyberattack causing financial ‘mess’ for doctors

Small private practices and health-care providers are facing mounting financial pressures as crucial reimbursement systems remain down for the ninth day, following the cyberattack on Change Healthcare.  Change Healthcare offers tools for payment and revenue cycle management that help facilitate transactions between providers and most major insurance companies. Its parent company UnitedHealth Group discovered that […]

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Dell shares soar 15% after beating earnings expectations, cites rising demand for AI servers

Matthew Busch | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Dell Technologies popped more than 15% during extended trading Thursday after the company released fourth-quarter results that beat analysts’ estimates and showed strong demand for its artificial intelligence servers. Here’s how the company did: Earnings per share: $2.20 adjusted vs. $1.73 expected by LSEG, formerly known […]

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White House Calls for Memory-Safe Languages

[ad_1] Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Incident & Breach Response , Ransomware Also: Malware Campaign Hits GitHub, Affects Over 100,000 Repos Anviksha More (AnvikshaMore) • February 29, 2024     Image: Shutterstock Every week, ISMG rounds up cybersecurity incidents in digital assets. This week, the Biden administration urged software developers to adopt memory-safe programming languages […]

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Snowflake shares drop 18% on CEO’s retirement, weak guidance

Snowflake Chairman Frank Slootman attends the Snowflake Summit 2022 in Las Vegas on June 14, 2022. Snowflake | Via Reuters Shares of Snowflake closed down 18% on Thursday, a day after the cloud software company announced that billionaire CEO Frank Slootman will retire and be replaced by Sridhar Ramaswamy, Google‘s former ad chief. Slootman will […]

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Microsoft introduces Copilot AI chatbot for finance workers in Excel and Outlook

Charles Lamanna, corporate vice president for business applications and platforms at Microsoft, speaks at a press event in San Francisco on Feb. 28, 2024. Jordan Novet | CNBC Microsoft on Thursday announced that it will release a Copilot chatbot that can perform key tasks for people working in finance. The software company will first offer […]

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Ransomware group Blackcat is behind cyberattack on UnitedHealth division, company says

Change Healthcare on Thursday confirmed that ransomware group Blackcat is behind the ongoing cybersecurity attack that’s caused widespread disruptions to pharmacies and health systems across the U.S. “Our experts are working to address the matter and we are working closely with law enforcement and leading third-party consultants,” Change Healthcare told CNBC in a statement Thursday. […]

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Apple expands self-service repair program to latest M3 Macs

Apple CEO Tim Cook attends the Wonderlust event at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, on Sept. 12, 2023. Loren Elliott | Reuters Apple on Thursday said it is expanding its self-service repair program to include its MacBook Pro and iMac models powered by the latest M3 chip. The program, which Apple announced in 2021, […]

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Humanoid robot startup Figure AI valued at $2.6 billion as Bezos, OpenAI, Nvidia join funding

Startup Figure AI is developing general-purpose humanoid robots. Figure AI Figure AI, a startup working to build humanoid robots that can perform dangerous and undesirable jobs, just got a big vote of confidence from some of the largest names in artificial intelligence. The company said Thursday that it raised $675 million at a $2.6 billion […]