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Recognizing Health Care Cyberthreats Exploiting the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 27, 2020

Hackers are taking advantage of the coronavirus chaos to launch new scams and exploit vulnerabilities in remote work technologies that have never been used at such large scales before.

Right now, health care facilities are under extraordinary pressure as layouts are reconfigured, new technology is deployed and some staff members begin working from home. Hospitals and staff are also most likely to be targeted, probably because of the pressure they are under.

The crisis has made cybersecurity knowledge and good practices more important than ever.

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