12/25/12, "Health-care sector vulnerable to hackers, researchers say," Washington Post, R. O'Harrow, Jr.
"As the health-care industry rushed onto the Internet in search of
efficiencies and improved care in recent years, it has exposed a wide
array of vulnerable hospital computers and medical devices to hacking,
according to documents and interviews.
Security researchers warn that intruders could exploit known
gaps to steal patients’ records for use in identity theft schemes and
even launch disruptive attacks that could shut down critical hospital