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The following is the body of an email from Intel®, regarding findings of their security research--related to widely-publicized exploits that have created issues with computer chipsets, operating systems and other technologies. The content is reproduced in entirety with attribution, and contains helpful resources for further information about the vulnerabilities, and regarding proactive measures that can be taken to protect business systems.

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CRN reported yesterday (December 14), in the revealing article entitled, "FBI Cybersecurity Expert Abagnale: Equifax 'Sloppiness' Caused Massive Breach", by authors Steven Burke and Michael Novinson: "Frank Abagnale, an FBI cybersecurity specialist and identity fraud expert, told CRN that the massive breach at credit reporting

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An article in the December 5, 2017, edition of Becker's Healthcare ("Becker's Health IT and CIO Review"), by author, Julie Spitzer, was entitled, "10 biggest malware campaigns & high-profile cyberattacks of 2017".

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An important article by author, India Ashok, entitled, "New Defray ransomware demands $5,000 from US and UK victims in highly customised attacks", appeared on August 26, on the International Business Times website. It identified a form of ransomware that, according to Ashok, "is using highly customised phishing emails to go after specific targets.

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An article in today's online issue of Health Data Management, entitled, "Ransomware hits a Florida surgery center", by Joseph Goedert, breaks news that, "A ransomware attack at St.

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An article by author Nitin Natarajan, entitled, "How to prepare for cyberattacks that strike during a public health crisis", was featured yesterday (8/22) on the Healthcare IT News website. From the article: "Whether because of a nefarious manmade or natural disaster, hospital IT shops often find themselves strapped during a crisis.

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An important article in yesterday’s edition of Becker’s Hospital Review (Becker’s Health IT), by Dan L. Dodson, provides further information on the increases in ransomware and other attacks in healthcare in 2017, as entitled, “Connected medical devices at high risk”.

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An article in the June 9, edition of Healthcare IT News asks: "How would you like a devious Christian Slater breaking into your doctor’s computers, altering the dosages on your prescriptions? No? Well, HP has created a video series to show you just what would happen in that scenario." The article paraphrases Slater's narrative in the HP Studios, Lance Acord directed, second part of "The Wolf" HP Print and Device Security web video series: "Wolves hunt for the weak, he says...

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