Med Tech Dive, October 1, 2021
- Ransomware attacks on healthcare facility networks are causing medical device “outages” that put patient lives at risk.
- “You can’t have a safe and effective medical device if it’s unavailable” due to ransomware. “Nation states and organized crime — real threat actors — are causing harm, damaging the safety and effectiveness of medical devices.”
- Assessment comes as The Wall Street Journal reported the first alleged death in a hospital attributed to ransomware.