Hacker Attacks Aren’t Usually Easy to See

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Hacker attacks aren’t always obvious. You don’t get sirens and alarms. You usually won’t know until a patient calls you saying they found their data online. Or HHS comes for an audit…

When your practice suffers hacker attacks, you won’t usually see a lot of signs of it. Usually, breaches go on for weeks or months before anyone notices. The exception to this is ransomware.

Hollywood has made us think that when hackers attack, you will hear alarms and flashing lights. While hackers do leave signs of their presence in your network, they are usually in the form of log files that no one is reviewing.