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Conficker Used in New Wave of Hospital IoT Device Attacks

#Conficker used in new wave of #hospital #IoT attacks via @threatpost

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  • Patient records are quickly becoming a hot commodity on the dark web.
  • Researchers say malware is being delivered via spear phishing attacks against hospital staff.
  • Internet-connected medical devices such as MRI machines, CT scanners and dialysis pumps are increasingly being targeted by hacker seeking to steal patient medical records from hospitals.
  • Security should be multilayered, and whitelisting is appropriate as one of the security levels.

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Conficker returns from dead to hijack medical devices and steal patient records.


Conficker Used in New Wave of Hospital IoT Device Attacks