InfoSec News Nuggets 6/17/2024

Ascension hacked after employee downloaded malicious file Ascension, one of the largest U.S. healthcare systems, revealed that a May 2024 ransomware attack was caused by an employee who downloaded a malicious file onto a company device. Ascension says this was likely an "honest mistake" as the employee thought they were downloading a legitimate file. The attack impacted the MyChart electronic health records system, phones, and systems used to order tests, procedures, and medications, prompting the…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 08/15/2022

Diagnostic Robotics has AI catching health problems before they take you to the ER A stitch in time saves nine, they say — and a blood thinner in time saves a trip to the emergency room for a heart attack, as Diagnostic Robotics hopes to show. The company’s machine learning-powered preventative care aims to predict and avoid dangerous (and costly) medical crises, saving everyone money and hopefully keeping them healthier in general —  and it’s raised $45…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 12/03/2020

5G rollout faster than expected; will reach a billion people this year The super-fast technology reached more customers this year than expected and will cover about 60% of the global population by 2026, according to a new report from Ericsson. That makes 5G the fastest deployed mobile network ever, the Swedish networking giant said. By the end of this year, there will be 218 million 5G subscriptions around the world, up from Ericsson’s forecast in…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 12/02/2020

Developers can now run macOS apps in an Amazon EC2 instance running on an Intel Mac mini Amazon EC2 Mac instances enable customers to run on-demand macOS workloads in the cloud for the first time, extending the flexibility, scalability, and cost benefits of AWS to all Apple developers. With EC2 Mac instances, developers creating apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Safari can provision and access macOS environments within minutes, dynamically scale…
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