New Ransom Payment Schemes Target Executives, Telemedicine_Krebs on Security

Ransomware groups are constantly devising new methods for infecting victims and convincing them to pay up, but a couple of strategies tested recently seem especially devious. The first centers on targeting healthcare organizations that offer consultations over the Internet and sending them booby-trapped medical records for the “patient.” The other involves carefully editing email inboxes of public company executives to make it appear that some were involved in insider trading.


New Ransom Payment Schemes Target Executives, Telemedicine – Krebs on Security