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FDA Fears Wave Of Medical Device Hacks

Source: Information Security Buzz

The FDA is concerned about medical device vulnerability as per this article, Ilia Kolochenko, CEO of web security company about security and healthcare commented below.

Ilia Kolochenko, CEO & Founder, ImmuniWeb Chief Architect at High-Tech Bridge:

Ilia Kolochenko High-Tech Bridge hi-res

“I think we should distinguish three different hacking activities. The first problem is ransomware, which usually does not target hospitals or insurance firms in particular, however targeted attacks against healthcare institutions may increase in the near future as the victims usually have no other choice but to pay without a delay.

The second problem is theft of personal medical records (both PHI and PII) for resale on the Dark Web – this is a…

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