Maze Ransomware Targets the Hospitals and Labs Fighting Coronavirus


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Never let a good crisis go to waste.”

These wise words have been recently attributed to former Bill Clinton Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, though Freakonomics actually dates it back to 1976 and a completely different context.

Regardless of who first uttered the phrase or some permutation of it, modern-day cybercriminals have taken the candid advice to heart and ramped up ransomware attacks on hospitals, labs, and other medical facilities that are engaged in the battle to keep the upper hand on Covid-19.

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