Change your password: hospital patient record systems are easily hacked

Public hospital electronic medical record systems are highly vulnerable to hacking and ransomware attacks, because they use default or easy to guess passwords, an audit carried out in Victoria has shown. Investigators working for the Victorian Auditor General’s Office were able to hack into the databases of several hospitals and health services and access patient ...

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