February 2020
Perspective | Help Desk: Can your medical records become ...

There's a saying among certain Silicon Valley billionaires that nobody cares about privacy. My inbox suggests quite the opposite. In recent months, my email, Twitter feed and Washington Post " Help Desk" have been deluged with your questions and...

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SNAKE Ransomware Is the Next Threat Targeting Business...

Since network administrators didn't already have enough on their plate, they now have to worry about a new ransomware called SNAKE that is targeting their networks and aiming to encrypt all of the devices connected to it.

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Scam alert: Phishing website claims to pay data breach...

So many data breaches have happened in the past 12 months that it's hard to keep track of them all. Each one had unique effects on their respective industries, and naturally, consumers are the ones paying the price for negligence and poor...

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New BlueKeep-Style Bugs Renew the Risk of a Windows Worm

For months, systems administrators have been racing to patch their Windows systems against BlueKeep, a critical vulnerability in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol that could enable a global, internet-chewing worm if not fixed across hundreds of ...

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Google's 'Project Nightingale' center of federal inquiry

A federal inquiry has been opened into Google's efforts to collect health data on millions of Americans through its "Project Nightingale" program.

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FDA Warns of Cyber Risks With Certain GE Devices

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday warned that several GE Healthcare devices could be hacked to silence alarms connected to the devices, generate false alarms and interfere with alarms of patient monitors connected to these...

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Mandy Budny, RN, MSN, CPHQ

Direct Difference, Inc.
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