Malware Infections

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Malware infections to hospital equipment and software systems can create a dangerous environment for patients. The Viruses can cause issues in patients monitoring equipment and can cause devices to become temporarily unusable. As stated in the article,” Computer Viruses Are "Rampant" on Medical Devices in Hospitals”, Many hospital systems are ran using older windows OS, which hackers tend to target often. Infections to the systems are usually originated from infections to the hospitals internal network, or infections from other devices such as laptops that our brought into the hospitals. Computers or equipment that are infected have to be taken offline until cleaned, which limits the availability of equipment able to be used. Also, one of
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