HC3 Sector Note TLP White: Pony/Fareit Malware: A Growing Threat to the Healthcare and Public Health Sector

Pony malware, also known as Fareit, Classified by Trend Micro as a Trojan-Spyware, this crimeware is primarily used to steal user and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) credentials and passwords, download other payloads, and bring compromised systems into a botnet.

Related Resources

Issue Landing Page
Testimony
Public
John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on defending…
Special Bulletin
Member
Federal agencies this morning are providing new information on an imminent ransomware threat to U.S. hospitals.
Special Bulletin
Member
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)…
Issue Landing Page
The number of large-scale data breaches at American health care organization increased 65% from 2010 to 2016. As a result, federal agencies are increasing…
Guides/Reports
Trusted insiders, both witting and unwitting, can cause grave harm to your organizations facilities, resources, information, and personnel. Insider incidents…