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Healthcare organizations targeted with Maui ransomware

A less known ransomware threat dubbed Maui has been and is likely to continue hitting healthcare organizations, a new CISA alert warns.

Maui is unusual in many ways: it does not show a ransom note, it does not rely upon external infrastructure to receive encryption keys, and it does not encrypt files and/or systems indiscriminately. Instead, its operators – believed to be North Korean state-sponsored cyber actors – operate it manually and choose which things to encrypt.

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