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Health care IT workers report increased cyberattacks affecting patient care

by AJ Vicens

More than half of the respondents to a health care cybersecurity survey say their organizations suffered a ransomware attack in the past year.

Researchers show how to tamper with medication in popular infusion pumps using software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas

The research illustrates the challenge of securing devices conceived decades ago from 21st-century digital threats.

Sensitive medical, financial data exposed in extortion of Massachusetts hospital

by Sean Lyngaas

Sturdy Memorial, a 126-bed hospital, experienced a ransomware hack in February.

Cyberattack on U. of Vermont hospital IT network delays chemotherapy, mammogram appointments

by Sean Lyngaas

It's an example of how criminals can impact patient care.

German investigators treating ransomware attack as negligent homicide, reports say

by Sean Lyngaas

If confirmed, it would be the first documented case of a death stemming from a cyberattack, analysts say.

Patient PII exposed in leak of Pennsylvania-based rehab center records

by Sean Lyngaas

Patient names, their rehab care provider, and specific procedures they received were among the information sitting in the insecure database.

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