What risks do we face with computer attacks on the healthcare sector? – decoders

“People’s medical data have huge value on the black market, especially for insurance companies,” a computer programmer explained to SÁBADO. On the same day, the country saw two hospitals and five health centers being targets of cyberattacks and the problem seems to grow every day.

The José de Mello health group, the Ponta Delgada hospital and the Germano de Sousa laboratories were just the first national victims of cyberattacks on companies linked to the health sector. This week it was the turn of Hospital Garcia de Orta, in Almada, and the hospital of Santiago do Cacém.

Source: SÁBADO by www.sabado.pt.

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