- Statistics indicate that Healthcare is the sector most targeted by Ransomware
- Cybercrime threatening the Healthcare secotr has direct economic impact
- Attacks on hospitals, pharmacies and health insurance providers increased by 125% in the past 5 years
Ransomware is a prevalent threat for all organisations and the Healthcare sector is no exception. In 2016 alone we have seen a number of Hospitals targeted by Malware, causing huge financial loss and putting patients at risk. Panda Security’s malware research facility, PandaLabs investigated this Cyber-Pandemic in order to understand the risks and mitigate these threats.