Introducing secure print controls for pharmaceutical manufacturers

OpenText Information Management

Government agencies around the world, including the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), use current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as the primary way to ensure pharmaceutical quality.

Indian Pharmaceutical Company Investigates Security Incident

Data Breach Today

Reddy's Laboratories Says Plants in Four Countries Affected Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in India that's testing a COVID-19 vaccine, says it isolated its data center services Thursday following what it calls a "detected cyberattack


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IAM's Role in the Pharmaceutical Sector

Data Breach Today

Sandy Dalal of Allergan on Achieving Security Stability Mergers and acquisitions, along with cloud adoption, are rapidly changing the pharmaceutical industry. Sandy Dalal of Allergan talks about how identity and access management, along with zero trust, are bringing security stability

Biopharmaceutical firm Supernus Pharmaceuticals hit by Hive ransomware during an ongoing acquisition

Security Affairs

Biopharmaceutical company Supernus Pharmaceuticals discloses a ransomware attack, the Hive ransomware claims to have stolen company data. “Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. SecurityAffairs – hacking, Supernus Pharmaceuticals).

French pharmaceuticals distribution platform Apodis Pharma leaking 1.7+ TB of confidential data

Security Affairs

The CyberNews investigation team discovered French pharmaceuticals distribution platform Apodis Pharma leaking 1.7+ An archive of 25,000+ partner and client organizations, such as pharmaceutical laboratories and pharmacies, serviced by the Apodis Pharma distribution platform.

Pharmaceutical companies exploited by phishing scam targeting job seekers

IT Governance

Earlier this month, two major pharmaceutical giants issued warnings about phishing emails targeting job hunters. The post Pharmaceutical companies exploited by phishing scam targeting job seekers appeared first on IT Governance Blog. Cyber Security phishingGlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca say they are victims of recruitment scams, in which crooks create fake job adverts to obtain people’s personal and financial details.

ThreatList: Pharma Mobile Phishing Attacks Turn to Malware


After the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, mobile phishing attacks targeting pharmaceutical companies have shifted their focus from credential theft to malware delivery.

Pharmaceutical Company to Plead Guilty and Settle Drug Marketing Charges

Hunton Privacy

Recently, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals announced that it will enter into several settlements and plead guilty to two misdemeanors in connection with alleged violations of HIPAA, drug marketing regulations and securities laws. Aegerion will also pay $40 million to settle claims by the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission, and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement related to alleged violations of HIPAA.

Three COVID-19 Vaccine-Makers are Under Active Attack


Three major APTs are involved in ongoing compromises at pharma and clinical organizations involved in COVID-19 research, Microsoft says.

The Right Way to Change Your Identity Service Providers

Data Breach Today

Takeda's Head of Security Authentication Discusses the Process and Challenges Markus Kalka, head of security authentication services at Takeda, talks about the challenges of changing identity service providers and shares the experience of consolidating three services into one at his company, a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical.

Pharma Giant Pfizer Leaks Customer Prescription Info, Call Transcripts


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Security Affairs newsletter Round 343

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 343 appeared first on Security Affairs.

Safeguarding COVID-19 Research, Other Intellectual Property

Data Breach Today

As cyberthreats to medical research on COVID-19 - and other intellectual property - grow, organzations must take critical steps to prevent the theft of their "innovation capital," says Russell Koste, chief security officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Alert: APT Groups Targeting COVID-19 Researchers

Data Breach Today

are warning medical institutions, pharmaceutical companies, universities and others about "password-spraying campaigns" by advance persistent threat groups seeking to steal COVID-19 research data. Security experts outline defensive steps that organizations can take

Security Affairs newsletter Round 292

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 292 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

GwisinLocker ransomware exclusively targets South Korea

Security Affairs

The ransomware targets South Korean healthcare, industrial, and pharmaceutical companies, its name comes from the name of the author ‘Gwisin’ (ghost in Korean). ” reads the report published by security firm Ahnlab.

Conti’s Ransomware Toll on the Healthcare Industry

Krebs on Security

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Zloader had a special relationship with Ryuk/Conti, acting as a preferred distribution platform for deploying Ryuk/Conti ransomware. National Security Agency (NSA). Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency Zloader

Business Process Modeling Use Cases and Definition


The visualization process can aid in an organization’s ability to understand the security risks associated with a particular process. This also extends to industry-specific other compliance mandates such as those in healthcare, pharmaceutical and the financial services industries. What is business process modeling (BPM)? A visual representation of what your business does and how it does it. Why is having this picture important?

The hidden threats facing your intellectual property

IT Governance

For life sciences and pharmaceutical companies, this includes data on the development and testing of new therapies and details of how therapies are manufactured. Most healthcare providers in the UK are required to comply with the NIS Regulations (The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018) , which transposed the NIS Directive (Directive on security of network and information systems) into UK law in May 2018.

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Why You Need to Tune EDR to Secure Your Environment

eSecurity Planet

This allows EDR to deploy very quickly, but it also allows for a number of security vulnerabilities. Here we’ll discuss why EDR vendors choose these configurations, and how organizations can tune their EDR systems to fit their organization and improve security.

North Korea-linked Lazarus APT targets the COVID-19 research

Security Affairs

The attacks aimed at a Ministry of Health and a pharmaceutical company involved in the development of the COVID-19 vaccine. The systems at the pharmaceutical company were targeted with the BookCode malware, while in the attack against a Ministry of Health the APT group used the wAgent malware.

Google Yanks 106 ‘Malicious’ Chrome Extensions


Trojan Chrome browser extensions spied on users and maintained a foothold on the networks of financial services, oil and gas, media and entertainment, healthcare and pharmaceuticals and government organizations.

What’s new in OpenText Life Sciences Smart View 20.4

OpenText Information Management

With the shift to remote work environments, Life Sciences organizations need a way to provide their workers with secure and compliant access to highly regulated content that is stored on-premises.

Over a billion records belonging to CVS Health exposed online

Security Affairs

This week WebsitePlanet along with the researcher Jeremiah Fowler discovered an unsecured database, belonging to the US healthcare and pharmaceutical giant CVS Health, that was exposed online. The researchers responsible disclosed to CVS Health which promptly secured the archive the same day.

Coronavirus: Europol arrests man behind €6M face masks and hand sanitisers scam

Security Affairs

million by a European pharmaceutical company, a European State reported. “A European Member State reported to Europol that one of their pharmaceutical companies had been defrauded of €6.64

Chinese hackers stole info from Spanish centers working on Covid19 vaccine

Security Affairs

While pharmaceutical companies worldwide are working on the research of a vaccine for the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, threat actors are conducting cyber espionage campaigns in the attempt of stealing information on the work.

Balikbayan Foxes group spoofs Philippine gov to spread RATs

Security Affairs

The group focuses on Shipping/Logistics, Manufacturing, Business Services, Pharmaceutical, and Energy entities, among others. The post Balikbayan Foxes group spoofs Philippine gov to spread RATs appeared first on Security Affairs.

CERT-FR warns of Lockean ransomware attacks against French companies

Security Affairs

The post CERT-FR warns of Lockean ransomware attacks against French companies appeared first on Security Affairs. Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Reports Cybercrime hacking news information security news IT Information Security Lockean malware RaaS Security Affairs Security News

Financially motivated Earth Lusca threat actors targets organizations worldwide

Security Affairs

The APT group targeted organizations in various industries, including the aviation, gaming, pharmaceuticals, technology, telecoms, and software development industries. The post Financially motivated Earth Lusca threat actors targets organizations worldwide appeared first on Security Affairs.

Open database leaves major Chinese ports exposed to shipping chaos?

Security Affairs

Zhangjiagang’s main cargoes include steel, timber, coal, cement and chemical fertilizers, while Nanjing typically trades in goods such as metal ore, light industrial goods, petroleum and pharmaceutical products. appeared first on Security Affairs.

Hackers target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain and sell the vaccine in Darkweb

Security Affairs

Cybercrime organizations continue to be very active while pharmaceutical organizations are involved in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine and medicines to cure the infections.

COVID-19 – Johnson & Johnson saw a 30% uptick in cyber-attacks

Security Affairs

“North Korean hackers have targeted at least six pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., The post COVID-19 – Johnson & Johnson saw a 30% uptick in cyber-attacks appeared first on Security Affairs.

Google warned users of 33,015 nation-state attacks since January

Security Affairs

During the last summer, Google observed threat actors from China, Russia, and Iran targeting pharmaceutical companies and researchers involved in the development of a vaccine. . The post Google warned users of 33,015 nation-state attacks since January appeared first on Security Affairs.

Europe’s Largest Private Hospital Operator Fresenius Hit by Ransomware

Krebs on Security

“I can confirm that Fresenius’ IT security detected a computer virus on company computers,” Kuhn said in a written statement shared with KrebsOnSecurity.

Security in a World of Physically Capable Computers

Schneier on Security

Security is not a problem the market will solve. The primary reason computers are insecure is that most buyers aren't willing to pay -- in money, features, or time to market -- for security to be built into the products and services they want. We have accepted this tenuous situation because, for a very long time, computer security has mostly been about data. But the nature of how we use computers is changing, and that comes with greater security risks.

Digging the recently leaked Chinese Communist Party database

Security Affairs

The post Digging the recently leaked Chinese Communist Party database appeared first on Security Affairs. KELA researchers analyzed a database recently leaked online that contains data for 1.9 million Chinese Communist Party members in Shanghai.

Q&A: The drivers behind the stark rise — and security implications — of ‘memory attacks’

The Last Watchdog

Related: Memory hacking becomes a go-to tactic These attacks are referred to in the security community as “fileless attacks” or “memory attacks.” I had the chance at RSA 2019 to discuss memory hacking with Willy Leichter, vice president of marketing, and Shauntinez Jakab, director of product marketing, at Virsec , a San Jose-based supplier of advanced application security and memory protection technologies.

Alleged docs relating to Covid-19 vaccine leaked in darkweb

Security Affairs

Security experts from threat intelligence firm Cyble have found several documents relating to the Covid-19 vaccine allegedly stolen from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) leaked in the Darkweb. If you want to receive the weekly Security Affairs Newsletter for free subscribe here.

FIN11 gang started deploying ransomware to monetize its operations

Security Affairs

Since August, FIN11 started targeting organizations in many industries, including defense, energy, finance, healthcare, legal, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, technology, and transportation.

Operation Pangea: Europol dismantles criminal gangs selling coronavirus medicine, surgical masks

Security Affairs

Below the operation in numbers reported by the Europol: 121 arrests; €13 million in potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals seized; 326 00 packages inspected; 48 000 packages seized; 4.4