The trend of cyber crime is intensifying, as medical devices are used to infiltrate hospital networks. Cybersecurity experts examine how the latest attacks are growing more sophisticated and what healthcare networks and medtech vendors should do to fight back.
Cybersecurity experts have been keeping a close eye on cyber attacks within the healthcare industry, and the news isn't good for medical devices. In a new report, "Anatomy of an Attack—Medical Device Hijack 2" (MEDJACK 2), authors from TrapX Security made it clear that medical devices continue to be a source of weakness used by hackers to access hospital networks.
The report authors reviewed attacks that...