HHS Alerts Healthcare Providers to Clop Ransomware Threat

Published: 01/10/2023

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service is alerting healthcare providers to the Clop ransomware threat. In a new advisory, HHS provides details of Clop ransomware activity and suggests mitigation actions.

According to HHS, the Clop ransomware has been around since 2019 but the tactics used to collect payout from victims has evolved. The ransomware now is being used to infect files that are disguised to look like medical documents, submitting them to facilities, and then requesting a m

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