A US-based medical device manufacturer reported that 30,000 former and current customers may have had their personal information exposed when a company employee's email account was compromised.
A Long Island, New York, medical practice left an exposed port normally used for remote synchronisation open exposing at least 42,000 medical records.
A large cache of sensitive medical records handled by a US-based digital records management company was found stored in an Amazon S3 storage bucket without adequate protection.
An "enhanced data sharing" feature in a software named SystmOne in use by a third of NHS practices opens up medical records without patient consent.
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Wireless implanted medical devices with little or no security are shown to be vulnerable to hacking, enabling hackers to eavesdrop on confidential medical data or tamper with life-saving therapies.
Researchers have uncovered security vulnerabilities in an insulin pump that had the potential to cost lives. SC asks if medical hardware device vulnerabilities are purely a technical problem, or whether a culture of insecurity is to blame...
A darkweb marketplace is now advertising nearly 10 million medical records apparently stolen from a large US insurance company
Doctors and nurses would rather save a patient's life than adhere to infosec best practices, according to new research into healthcare cyber-security.
Screens on a vital medical monitor went blank in the middle of a heart procedure in the US - officials blame human error for misconfigured AV software.
Security researchers have discovered 1,418 flaws in outdated medical equipment still in use by some healthcare providers.
Hospitals have taken a beating recently, not least from a new form of ransomware called SamSam that comes loaded with lethal new features.
A rash of ransomware attacks has hit Western hospitals in recent months, but could it happen to the NHS?
Three more hospitals have been hit with ransomware, in what seems to be an endless rash of hospital attacks.
Yet another breach on a medical organisation has meant the theft of names, diagnoses, treatments and social security numbers.
A ransomware campaign has hit two German hospitals, soon after another ransomware campaign hit a Los Angeles medical centre, and the clean up is set to take weeks.
Dr Adrian Davis of (ISC)2 spoke to SC about how cyber-security will affect all of our lives in the coming decade and how it can't be left up to the market to decide how.
Failure to build appropriate security into medical devices, combined with a lax user attitude, is exposing patients to cyber-risk.
Researchers have exploited critical vulnerabilities in two popular medical management platforms used in a host of services, including assisting surgeries and generating patient reports.