HHS alerts health sector to monkeypox-themed phishing campaign

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) has alerted the sector to a monkeypox-themed phishing campaign targeting health care providers. The alert recommends organizations implement certain protective actions. “This alert reminds us that our cyber adversaries, foreign-based criminal gangs and hostile nation-state intelligence services, continue to prey on our culture…

Monkeypox Prevention and Control

Monkeypox Fact Sheet The World Health Organization declared the monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency, as the number of confirmed cases has increased to over 30,000 across 88 countries, with more than14,000 cases in the U.S. On August 4, 2022, President Biden declared monkeypox a national public health emergency. Although patients infected with monkeypox may…