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Critical Flaws in Philips TASY EMR Could Expose Patient Data

Critical Flaws in Philips TASY EMR Could Expose Patient Data

Nov 08, 2021
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is warning of critical vulnerabilities affecting Philips Tasy electronic medical records (EMR) system that could be exploited by remote threat actors to extract sensitive personal data from patient databases. "Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could result in patients' confidential data being exposed or extracted from Tasy's database, give unauthorized access, or create a denial-of-service condition," CISA  said  in a medical bulletin issued on November 4. Used by over 950 healthcare institutions primarily in Latin America, Philips Tasy EMR is designed as an  integrated healthcare informatics  solution that enables centralized management of clinical, organizational and administrative processes, including incorporating analytics, billing, and inventory and supply management for medical prescriptions. The  SQL injection  flaws — CVE-2021-39375 and CVE-2021-39376 — affect Tasy EMR HTML5
Critical Flaws Reported in Philips Vue PACS Medical Imaging Systems

Critical Flaws Reported in Philips Vue PACS Medical Imaging Systems

Jul 09, 2021
Multiple security vulnerabilities have been disclosed in Philips Clinical Collaboration Platform Portal (aka Vue PACS), some of which could be exploited by an adversary to take control of an affected system. "Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an unauthorized person or process to eavesdrop, view or modify data, gain system access, perform code execution, install unauthorized software, or affect system data integrity in such a way as to negatively impact the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of the system," the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)  noted  in an advisory. The 15 flaws impact: VUE Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (versions 12.2.x.x and prior), Vue MyVue (versions 12.2.x.x and prior), Vue Speech (versions 12.2.x.x and prior), and Vue Motion (versions 12.2.1.5 and prior) Four of the issues (CVE-2020-1938, CVE-2018-12326, CVE-2018-11218, CVE-2020-4670, and CVE-2018-8014) have been given a C
Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Feb 14, 2024Financial Security / Cyber Threats
The landscape of cybersecurity in financial services is undergoing a rapid transformation. Cybercriminals are exploiting advanced technologies and methodologies, making traditional security measures obsolete. The challenges are compounded for community banks that must safeguard sensitive financial data against the same level of sophisticated threats as larger institutions, but often with more limited resources. The FinServ Threat Landscape Recent trends show an alarming increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cybercriminals now deploy advanced techniques like deep fake technology and AI-powered attacks, making it increasingly difficult for banks to differentiate between legitimate and malicious activities. These developments necessitate a shift towards more sophisticated and adaptive cybersecurity measures. Take these industry statistics, for example. Financial firms report 703 cyberattack attempts per week.1 On average, 270 attacks (entailing unauthorized access of data, appl
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