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The Ransomware Threat: Expert Says Device Firms Need To Prepare

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

In a podcast interview, software expert Ellen Derrico warns that device manufacturers need to be prepared for ransomware attacks. The actions, in which hackers threaten to sabotage or restrict access to a system if they are not paid a ransom, are on the rise. And while they haven't targeted medical devices specifically yet, it's only a matter of time, she warns.

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