Pharma Pulse 4/15/24: Increase in ransomware attacks to healthcare's remote access systems, The Health and Healthcare of Gen Xers & more


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Increase in ransomware attacks to healthcare's vulnerable remote access systems threatens patients

Ransomware groups are increasingly targeting vulnerable remote access systems in healthcare, with several high-profile incidents in recent months. Ransomware attacks can cripple a hospital's ability to serve patients by cutting off access to or manipulating essential technologies and patient data. Hackers can exploit remote systems to divert emergency vehicles, cancel appointments, and in worse-case scenarios, shut down entire facilities.

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