Tag: Healthcare

Bitcoin Ransomware Education: Defray

A few industries are more prone to cyber attacks than others. Criminals are purposefully targeting the healthcare and education sectors as a way to improve their chances of scoring a big payday. According to Proofpoint researchers, the Defray ransomware family plays a large role in this new wave of attacks. Although there have only been two small attacks so far, there is plenty of reason to be concerned about what this ransomware family can …
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Sweat-Inducing Sensor Could Make Blood Samples Obsolete

Like the humans it serves, wearable technology comes in many different shapes and sizes. While most people utilize this technology for comfort or self-tracking, other manufacturers are interested in collecting sensitive body vitals. A new device of this type has been created which stimulates sweat glands on a small patch of one’s skin. This has the looks of an intriguing solution that could provide valuable insights into one’s personal health. New Medical Sensor Collects Your …
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Patientory Announces Crowdsale for the Launch of its Blockchain-secured Medical Records Platform

Atlanta, U.S. 9th May – Global blockchain startup Patientory will launch its crowdsale on the 31st of May to raise funds for development of a pioneering new platform for managing patient care. The Patientory platform will offer a blockchain-based solution to healthcare organisations who need to securely and privately store patient data. Since its launch in 2015 the award-winning startup has attracted high profile partners such as Kaiser Permanente and Startup+Health. …
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US Scientists Inch Closer to Developing an Artificial Lung

The medical sector will benefit greatly from recent advancements made in the technology department. Pittsburgh University researchers are confident they can crack the code to develop a device capable of acting as an artificial lung. Moreover, this new device would be roughly the same size as an average backpack. A strange concept at best, yet it can have positive effects on the human body. What Is The Purpose of an …
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