Malicious Hackers Affect Your Health Care

The more wired and connected our world becomes — the more it is susceptible to malicious hackers.

It has been discovered that connected devices such as MRI machines are just as open to hackers and malware as any other device.  By implementing a Trojan horse into a system the hackers are able to gain access.  How do they get the Trojan horse on the system?  Usually by human error – opening email attachments, inserting USB drives of questionable origin, etc.

From the article:

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Moral of the story:  If you don’t know what it is, don’t click on it!

Source: Hackers Behind Healthcare Espionage Infect X-Ray and MRI Machines



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