22 Aug 2019

China is Spying on Cancer Research

The three biggest cyber threats to healthcare organizations are cyber espionage, data theft and destructive cyber attacks, a new FireEye report indicates. According to the study, threat actors are selling numerous compromised healthcare databases on underground forums, most of which costs less than $2,000. These databases contain the personally identifiable

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26 Mar 2019

Medtronic cardiac implants can be hacked, FDA issues alert

In response to the discovery of two serious security vulnerabilities in a range of implantable heart defibrillators and home monitoring systems produced by Medtronic, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week issued a special alert. The flaws could not only enable threat actors to capture sensitive data from

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11 Feb 2019

Refrigeration Systems Used by Supermarkets, Hospitals Left Exposed Online

In a new study that once again confirms the major security issues with Internet of Things (IoT) devices, researchers with Safety Detective have found that threat actors can easily access and remotely control thousands of Internet-connected commercial refrigeration systems. The researchers discovered that remote access to 7,400 refrigeration systems by Scottish

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