Wednesday, 29 March 2017

FBI Warns Healthcare Entities of Threats to FTP Servers

The FBI is warning the healthcare sector to step up security of its file transfer protocol servers as cybercriminals step up attacks targeting FTP servers running in anonymous mode. “The FBI is aware of criminal actors who are actively targeting FTP servers operating in ‘anonymous’ mode and associated with medical and dental facilities to access protected health information and personally identifiable information in order to intimidate, harass and blackmail business owners,” the March 22 FBI alert says.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Data Breach Today

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