Health care sector sees new wave of attacks

CYBER ­DEFENSE: IT Support RI account manager Tony Folco helps train staff at health care facilities to uncover phishing emails before they are opened and a virus is downloaded. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Care New England Health System has recovered from a cyberattack that knocked out its website, email and other internal systems for a week late last month, but the incident illustrates that cybercriminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to step up attacks against health care providers. Some “phishing” campaigns have used emails that appear

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