Cybercrooks have developed an unhealthy interest in your medical records, and the prognosis isn?t good. According to an annual study on the privacy and security of health care data, the leading cause of medical data breaches is now deliberate attacks by criminals.
An alarming 91 percent of health care organizations reported a data breach in the past two years. Some 45 percent of them were the victims of deliberate attacks by cybercriminals seeking to steal the medical and financial information of their patients, a figure that has risen 125 percent since 2010.
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