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Cybercriminals are capable of shutting down governments and electrical grids, highlighting whats to come for the healthcare industry, according to MIT professor.BOSTON – While healthcare organizations proved to be the most promising target for hackers in 2016, with 88 percent of attacks on the industry, this year has become more democratized, according to Stuart Madnick, who hold the position of John Norris Maguire Professor of Information Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Thats not to imply the threat has reduced. And its not just about stolen credit information.There tends to be a concern about stolen data. But its not only credit information and so on, Madnick said at the Healthcare Security Forum on Monday. Breaches not only affect your information, but your safety.

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