Hackers Targeting Healthcare with Financially Motivated Cyberattacks

Hackers Targeting Healthcare with Financially Motivated Cyberattacks

Posted August 23, 2019

Hackers Targeting Healthcare with Financially Motivated Cyberattacks

Source: Health IT Security By: Jessica Davis 21August2019

* The healthcare sector is seeing a high frequency of financially motivated cyberattacks targeting personally identifiable information and patient data due to poor infrastructure security, FireEye finds.
* While it’s been clear for some time that hackers have targeted the healthcare sector given many providers operate on outdated or unsupported systems, new FireEye research explains the motivation behind the hacks, including attempts to steal research data.