Hacked off: Medical information taken hostage

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Hacked off: Medical information taken hostage

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Cyber hackers are often large organisations, some of them running help desks to handle the extortion that they themselves have perpetrated. Medical businesses are vulnerable to these and other cyber criminals, as Fiona Thomas discovers

  MEDICAL DATA ARE HIGHLY VALUABLE BECAUSE THE INFORMATION CAN BE USED TO EXTORT MONEY FRO, Frank Risk Management director Rene Swindley says one in five New Zealand medical practices will have been affected by data loss in recent years, Rene_Swindley_2017