A new report from two information security firms examines the prevalence of email attacks based on a review of 1,000 healthcare organizations that include physicians, third party administrators, software vendors, regional health plans, medical billing firms and hospitals.
On average, 68 percent of the reviewed entities and their business associates had employees compromised accounts with visibly available credentials on the Dark Web, where stolen information is marketed. Some 76 percent of stolen credentials included actionable password information, and 23 percent had fully visible text passwords, according to Evolve IP and ID Agent, which conducted the survey.
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