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There is no doubt that the internet has made our lives easier in numerous ways. However, it has also put us at risk of being a target of cybercrime. Cybercrime is any criminal activity that occurs online. Cybercriminals usually target devices or entire computer networks. When you think about cybercrime, things like identity theft may come to mind. However, the range of this crime is much broader and scarier than that. Cybercriminals can target anyone...

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Healthcare has always been a soft target for cyber attackers. Due to the nature of the services that deal with a lot of data, cybercriminals have always targeted the healthcare industries to extort information and money. Let’s understand the cybersecurity challenges in the healthcare industry. 1. Ransomware and Malware Malware injections and ransomware attacks are quite common in the healthcare industry. Since the healthcare industry is emergency-care intensive, the attackers consider hospitals to be the...

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Xfinity is a US-based internet service provider that offers top-rated TV, Internet, Home Security, and Phone services. It is one of the country’s largest internet service providers, with operations in 39 states. Xfinity is well-known for a reason: it offers cutting-edge technology, high-tech equipment, and services, making it one of the most popular Internet service providers. Moreover, in addition to providing excellent service, Xfinity is cost-effective and offers a variety of advantages that provide excellent...

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The growing menace of ransomware is a big topic of discussion this week at the annual HIMSS22 global healthcare conference in Orlando. Event organizers say experts are there to share their knowledge on how the industry can innovate healthcare delivery. One of every three healthcare organizations have been hit by ransomware. Last year, the average ransom payment was $6.1 million, and there were more than 50 reported breach attempts each week. “There are life-and-death consequences...

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The health sector is emerging as a target for cybercrime. The emergence of technology, full of valuable personal data, made the information more available to people with evil intentions. Old paperwork has now moved to the cloud, and database systems have proved advantageous to customers and medical professionals. Internet of medical things (IoMT) includes all kinds of mobile devices and linked systems to store patient details and medical records. Thus, additional essential intellectual property is...

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Hackers are now targeting the US healthcare system on a daily basis. Data breaches are serious problems with business-crippling results.  Some Healthcare organizations are unaware of the multiple ways cybercriminals can attack and are often unprepared to combat the issues that arise when such activities occur. Others let fear of attack control their response and deploy common solutions that they presume will protect them but may later find themselves compromised because of gaps in their...

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The healthcare sector could be on the verge of a cybersecurity crisis. The findings of a study from Ponemon suggest that consumers have a misplaced confidence in the ability of healthcare providers to keep their personal information safe. Two-thirds said they trust providers to protect their data, while only a quarter trust credit card companies. In reality, healthcare organisations account for 34 per cent of all data breaches, while financial organisations account for only 4.8...

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What Is a Phishing Attack? Everyday millions of scam emails are being sent into people’s inboxes. The most popular email scam is called a phishing email. A phishing email is when a scammer attempts to trick you into giving out personal information such as your bank account numbers, passwords, and credit card information. A rising trend is that these scammers are targeting the healthcare sector  in order to gain access to the important information these...

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