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Hacker Reconnaissance of a Hospital Network

  • Luis Ayala
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Abstract

Gone forever are the days when a patient was treated by a single physician. Today, a team of physicians and specialized medical technicians rely on complex medical equipment to diagnose and treat patients. This collaboration is made possible because electronic medical records (EMRs) securely store large amounts of medical and clinical information, which is exchanged electronically among healthcare entities by an industry-specific Medical-Grade Network (MGN). This medical information is susceptible to being stolen or held for ransom and malicious hackers can even take direct control of connected active and passive medical devices over the internet and injure patients.

Keywords

Domain Name System Hospital Network Dumpster Diving Medicaid Provider Target Hospital 
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Supplementary material

426772_1_En_1_MOESM1_ESM.zip (305 kb)
9781484221549 (zip 305 kb)

Copyright information

© Luis Ayala 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Ayala
    • 1
  1. 1.FredericksburgUSA

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