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Hospitals Issued Urgent Cyber Warning Over ‘Repeat WannaCry’ Threat: Report

Hospitals Issued Urgent Cyber Warning Over ‘Repeat WannaCry’ Threat: Report

A report this week by Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) warns that hospitals “remain vulnerable to cyber attack, and must take urgent steps to defend against threats which could risk the safety of…

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FDA warns thousands of wireless insulin pumps can be hacked

FDA warns thousands of wireless insulin pumps can be hacked

The Food and Drug Administration has alerted the public to a new recall from Medtronic concerning the maker’s MiniMed insulin pumps. According to the company, some of these MiniMed pumps have a critical cybersecurity issue…

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“Deeply personal medical” records exposed online

“Deeply personal medical” records exposed online

xSocialMedia – a Facebook marketing agency that runs campaigns for medical malpractice lawsuits – has leaked the medical and other data that about 150,000 people entered into online forms to check whether they’re eligible for…

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Widely used medical infusion pump can be remotely hijacked

Widely used medical infusion pump can be remotely hijacked

Such pumps are often hooked up to a central monitoring station so that hospital staff can check on multiple patients at the same time. The flaws, in BD’s Alaris Gateway Workstation (AGW), were discovered by…

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Hospital viruses: Fake cancerous nodes in CT scans, created by malware, trick radiologists

Hospital viruses: Fake cancerous nodes in CT scans, created by malware, trick radiologists

When Hillary Clinton stumbled and coughed through public appearances during her 2016 presidential run, she faced critics who said that she might not be well enough to perform the top job in the country. To…

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Over 19% CAGR, Healthcare Cybersecurity Market size will reach $27 billion by 2025

Over 19% CAGR, Healthcare Cybersecurity Market size will reach $27 billion by 2025

May 31, 2019 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) — The global Healthcare Cybersecurity Market will achieve 19%+ CAGR from 2019 to 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Increasing cases of cyber-attacks…

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Efforts to protect patients from cyberattacks grow

Efforts to protect patients from cyberattacks grow

Strapped to a stretcher, surrounded by medics, nurses and doctors, a middle-aged man was about to play patient zero in what America’s health care industry fears could be the next major pandemic: “cybergeddon.” “Alert: All…

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‘Why do we need to wait for people to be hurt?’ Medical cyber attacks soar 1400%

‘Why do we need to wait for people to be hurt?’ Medical cyber attacks soar 1400%

SAN FRANCISCO — Strapped to a stretcher, surrounded by medics, nurses and doctors, a middle-aged man was about to play patient zero in what America’s health care industry fears could be the next major pandemic:…

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What can we learn about Cyber from the flu?

What can we learn about Cyber from the flu?

by Eric Trexler, Vice President, Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure, Forcepoint Now that we’ve rounded the corner of the unpredictable winter 2018 in the Northeastern US and are finally closing the chapter on one of…

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How Can Healthcare Innovate Securely?

How Can Healthcare Innovate Securely?

In this exclusive interview with Patrick Hale, the award-winning CIO from VITAS Healthcare in Miami, we cover healthcare innovation, technology, virtual reality solutions, cybersecurity and so much more. What does great customer service look like…