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Cyber Attacks on The Healthcare Industry using Rogue Devices

Healthcare cyber attacks

The healthcare industry is no stranger to ransomware attacks. Hospitals especially, due to their large assets, are frequently targeted. These attacks prevent flies and systems from being accessed until a payment is made. And these aren’t minor payments – attackers are greedy, with the average paid ransom by healthcare firms in 2018 being just under $30,000. Paying the ransom, however, is actually not recommended as it only encourages more attacks of this type. However, whether the ransom is paid or not, there is a risk of the data never being recovered. The fact that the industry is so nonchalant about healthcare security means that they are at serious risk…

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June 17th, 2020