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FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks

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April 23, 2014
Cyberthreats
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“The FBI has warned healthcare providers their cybersecurity systems are lax compared to other sectors, making them vulnerable to attacks by hackers searching for Americans’ personal medical records and health insurance data.

Health data is far more valuable to hackers on the black market than credit card numbers because it tends to contain details that can be used to access bank accounts or obtain prescriptions for controlled substances.”

Source: Exclusive: FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks | Reuters