Infosecurity March 3, 2022
Sarah Coble

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) has issued a warning to the US health sector over the possibility of collateral cyber-attacks linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

In a notice issued Tuesday, HC3 said that the conflict had “as expected, spilled over into cyber space,” and identified three potential threat groups which could possibly target American healthcare organizations.

Potential adversaries identified by HC3 were organizations that are part of the Russian government, cyber-criminal groups based in Russia and neighboring states and organizations that are part of the Belarussian government. 

“This is not to say that other threat actors can or will not get involved, but these three groups are the primary focus at this time,” stated the...

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