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Attacks Target Healthcare Sector, Including COVID-19 Vaccine Research
January 14, 2021

Attacks Target Healthcare Sector, Including COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Summary of Findings

  • COVID-19 vaccine research will remain a top target for APT groups throughout 2021. Threats to individual health privacy escalate with ransomware attacks against a wider range of medical institutions.

  • U.S. Treasury warns of ransomware using various COVID-19 vaccine lures.

  • Botnets shift attack focus to high-value targets and mass spam.

  • Bitcoin and Ethereum valuation increases will drive more attacks on cryptocurrencies.

  • SolarWinds compromise reporting implicates a single APT actor in a two-stage operation.

  • Separate supply chain attacks show APT groups will continue developing TTPs to compromise trust.

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