Tag Archives: Hackers

Healthcare data at big risk as hackers innovate and hone their techniques

The black market for hackers and cybercriminals is thriving, particularly regarding sales of credentials for Remote Desk Protocol servers – a popular entry point for ransomware – according to a report from cloud security provider Armor. Armor’s Threat Resistance Unit research team analyzed and compiled data from twelve different dark markets and forums, both English-… Read More »

Wireless Body Network Keeps Implants and Body-Worn Devices Safe from Hackers

March 12th, 2019 Editors Public Health It’s been known for a number of years that certain implantable devices with wireless capabilities can be hacked, given certain conditions. These include cardiac pacemakers and cardioverter defibrillators, the proper functioning of which helps to keep many people alive. Now researchers at Purdue University, who have been studying this… Read More »