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Increasing hacker threats to the healthcare industry

Written by Paul Darby, regional director, Vidder According to a recent report from cybersecurity firm Norton, hackers stole a total of £130 billion from consumers in 2017. These attacks hit over 978 million victims around the world and include large scale attacks on the NHS like WannaCry. However, surprisingly, still more than a quarter of…


Digital health industry responds to ransomware attack

All around the world organisations have been affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack. The attackers have so far been effective due to the ransomware’s ability to compromise a single machine on a network and then spread to other systems within that network. In the UK the BBC reported that 61 NHS organisations have been affected,…

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