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5 Ways the Medical Field is Being Targeted by Hackers

The use of electronic medical records is on the rise, with 54% of physicians using an electronic health record system as of 2011. The 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act provides Medicaid and Medicare incentives to healthcare providers who adopt these systems. With an increasing number of patient records available in […]

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Update on the Investigation Into the Christmas Target Hacking

The 2013 hack that affected up to 110 million Target customers stunned shoppers who thought their information was safe with major retailers. In the following months, a great deal of information came out about the attack. Each new revelation has only served to underscore how vulnerable personal data is in a world of computer savvy […]

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Warning: Searching for Celebrities on the Internet Can Infect Your Computer with Malware!

Cybercriminals and hackers have been coming up with clever ways to trick victims into inadvertently sharing sensitive information or downloading harmful malware onto their computers and mobile devices. In the past decade particularly, we have been relying on the Internet to keep up to date on the latest information and gossip about our favorite actors, […]

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Your Computer Has Been Hacked! Here’s What to Do Next …

Hackers are constantly finding creative and innovative ways to get past firewalls, lure unsuspecting people into sharing their information, or break into devices connected to public networks (such as when you’re at your favorite local café and using your laptop, tablet, or smartphone). You could take steps to significantly reduce your risks of getting attacked […]

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