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tripwire.com

Thousands of patients impacted by ransomware attack at medical billing company

Following a ransomware attack at a medical billing company, thousands of patients are being warned that their highly sensitive medical information and personal details were amongst the data that was breached.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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Ransomware forces hospital networks to shut down, resort to paper

A strain of ransomware has infected the computer systems of MedStar Health, a healthcare provider that operates ten hospitals across the Washington DC and Baltimore region.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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welivesecurity.com

Could hackers give you a heart attack or drugs overdose? US authorities investigate

In the rush to embrace technology to save and improve the lives of patients, medical scientists may have forgotten something important: security.

Read more in my article for the We Live Security blog.


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tripwire.com

4.5 million patients put at risk after Community Health Systems hacked

U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems has revealed that hackers have broken into its computer network, and stolen the personal data of some 4.5 million patients, including their names and addresses.

Learn more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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