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5 cyber security mistakes that might make you vulnerable to hackers

Photo: Shutterstock By Cosette Jarrett, Contributor   |  Posted on May 17th, 2016 @ 11:57am SALT LAKE CITY — Very few of us fall for the old Nigerian prince email scam these days, and even fewer will click on a

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Cybersecurity rising as health IT concern

By Joseph Conn  | February 27, 2016 After years of budgetary indifference to health information security, and fresh off the worst year in history for healthcare data breaches, many healthcare organizations will be putting more resources into protecting their data, according

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Hospital pays hackers $17,000 to unlock EHRs frozen in ‘ransomware’ attack.

By Joseph Conn  | February 17, 2016 (This story was updated on Feb. 18, 2016.) A Southern California hospital’s computers have been restored after it paid a $17,000 ransom in bitcoins to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its network. The gambit

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