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Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Found To Be Increasingly Vulnerable To Cyberattacks During COVID-19 Pandemic

On April 4, 2020, Interpol issued a Purple Notice regarding a heightened ransomware1 threat to hospitals.2  An Interpol Purple Notice seeks “to provide information on modus operandi, objects, devices and concealment methods used by criminals.”3  According to Interpol, hospitals and other “organizations at the forefront of the global response to the COVID-19 outbreak…have also become targets of…

 

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