Tag: Medical Records

What’s the Deal With Hacked Medical Records

Ever wonder why anyone would want to steal your medical records? Wondering why hackers are targeting medical data instead of going after bank information and credit card details? Medical records are being hacked, stolen, and sold on dark net markets as part of packages referred to as Fullz, or identity kits. These kits are used to help criminals’ open fraud accounts, get credit cards, bank accounts, anything and everything you …
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Tor Technology Can Bring Much Needed Encryption To Healthcare

Privacy is on the minds of consumers and enterprises all over the world. The co-creator of Tor has recently announced how medical records are the new target for both hackers and law enforcement. While the anonymity software may be able to help reduce the number of data leaks, the battle is far from over. Tor Can Protect Medical Records Most people know the Tor software as a way to stay …
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These Two Doctors Wrote a Paper on How to Sign Medical Documents With Bitcoin

Two doctors published a proof of concept paper on how to use blockchain-timestamped protocols to improve the trustworthiness of medical science, the article was published on F1000Research an open science publishing platform. The doctors Greg Irving from the institute of public health in the University of Cambridge and John Holden a general practitioner for Garswood Surgery, St. Helens wrote a proof of concept research paper explaining a very easy process to prevent the alteration or …
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Data Breach Worries In The Healthcare Sector Are Far From Over

People who have been following the string of data breaches affecting the healthcare industry as of late will know new solutions have to be created. With an estimated US$6.2bn in losses, there is no better time than now to start looking beyond the scope of traditional security possibilities. Healthcare Data Breaches Are Mounting A quite worrying trend is going on in the healthcare sector, as 90% of all organisations have …
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