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What you need to know about the latest Philips, Silex and GE hack vulnerabilities

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ICS-CERT has issued cyber vulnerability advisories for the Philips Brilliance CT system, and the Silex Technology SX-500/SD-320AN and GE Healthcare MobileLink.

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Medical device recalls reach historic levels in 2018 with software as leading cause

Medical device recalls reached record highs in the first three months of 2018 thanks to software complications that are likely to continue with the proliferation of high-tech devices.

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Ransomware targets healthcare industry the most: 4 things to know

For the second consecutive year, healthcare was the sector hardest hit by cyberattacks, according to Cylance’s 2017 Threat Report released May 1.  In its report, Cylance — a cybersecurity firm that uses artificial intelligence to protect against threats — reviewed attacks that affected its global customer base, which spans multiple industry sectors, in 2017.

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Orangeworm hackers exploit legacy imaging software in healthcare assault

A new report says that the Orangeworm cadre is taking aim at the medical sector in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The attackers are using the Kwampirs backdoor – technically installing Trojan.Kwampirs inside the computer networks of targeted organizations.

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