Symantec: New Orangeworm Attack Group Targets Healthcare in U.S., Europe, and Asia

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Orangeworm has been identified as an active hacking group that aims to infiltrate healthcare systems most prominently, in the U.S, Europe, and Asia. These hackers can enter hospital systems because of the use of outdated software to retrieve data about the users and spread throughout these areas. They have been seen hacking into consent for surgery forms and machines involved in imaging, such as MRIs. However, currently we are unsure of the motives, but Symantec claims that its customers are protected from any hacking from Orangeworm.

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