Mass murder via computer malware in medical devices #MurderByMalware

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Imagine you have a pacemaker installed, and suddenly, the device discharges 830 volts into your body, certainly a fatal incident. Now imagine that it is not accidental, but instead, a computer is used to make a wireless connection and cause this behavior to occur.  Murder by Malware if you will…  Or, due to a “feature” in the pacemaker itself, multiple …

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Don’t Forget A Screen Privacy Filter for Your Electronic Medical Record Computers EMR / EHR

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, security, Windows Leave a Comment

Up until May of 2010, I rarely visited a doctor, but all that changed when a little old lady passed out or fell asleep and slammed into my car one morning. As a result, I saw way too many doctors. During these visits, I was asked about the security of Electronic Medical Records and discussed that at length with doctors, …

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Electronic Medical Records for Healthcare – Are they safe? EMR, EHR

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 3 Comments

It is no surprise that Electronic Healthcare Records / Electronic Medical Records are all over the news currently. It is an issue that affects our privacy and anytime that is in question, we get people on both sides of the fence up in arms. Built into the 2009 stimulus bill are requirements that healthcare records go digital by 2014. Yet …

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