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This week in ransomware – Friday, April 7th, 2022

Ransomware:  Hospitals, schools and local businesses are all targets A recent study from telecommunications company Telus has noted that “the pervasive increase in ransomware seen over the last 24 months has left many organizations struggling to stay ahead of the threat.” The study further notes, “Around the world, ransomware attacks are bringing organizations, and the […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador health system attackers copied 200,000 patient and employee files

The number of patients and employees affected by last year’s hack of the Newfoundland and Labrador healthcare systems continues to grow. In a call with reporters on Wednesday, David Diamond, chief executive officer of the province’s Eastern Health district, said over 200,000 files were copied from a network drive in what is widely believed to […]

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Montreal start-up launches smart bracelet to help save kids’ lives in busy emergency rooms

A Montreal start-up is changing the way drugs are administered to sick children with the creation of a smart bracelet that automates the process. NURA Medical’s invention, the IV Assistant, is a bracelet with a retractable tape measure that accurately predicts a patient’s weight given their arm size and sends it to a companion web […]

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