Hospitals could be under threat of cyber-attacks, according to report

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Hospital patients could be vulnerable to a cyber-attack, health according to report from a Baltimore security firm.

Independent Security Evaluators spent two years identifying weaknesses at a dozen hospitals across the nation including some in Baltimore and Washington. The group found vulnerabilities that, in the wrong hands, could hurt patients and potentially kill them.

In a 71-page report titled ‘Securing Hospitals,’ researchers claimed they were able to manipulate vital signs monitors and change medical doses.

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