How Technology Helps to Overcome Healthcare Spam Threats | Healthcare Tech Outlook Spam

• Malware

Hackers normally include malicious codes in email, within the sort of PDF or Word Documents, or as links redirecting to malicious sites. Those links are designed to run in a user’s browser without their awareness. When a user clicks on the embedded link, the malware completely takes over and spreads throughout the whole network in just seconds.

• Phishing

Phishing emails are the foremost widely used mode of cyber-attack for healthcare hackers. Phishing spammers send unrequested emails to users falsely claiming to be a well-established business. Sometimes these emails are going to be sent in bulk and it’ll contain a link that takes the users to malicious sites where they need to update their sensitive data like MasterCard details, checking account information, and Social Security information.

Technology to stop Healthcare Frauds

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning systems can sort large amounts of user data in a fraction of the time and thus preventing normal human errors. Here’s how hospitals can fight against phishing attacks using AI and Machine Learning.

• Detecting anomalies in healthcare data

Artificial Intelligence is programmed to acknowledge suspicious behaviors and oddities — things that don’t look right. Machine learning acquires non-human programmed perception by analyzing data and exploring patterns trying to seek out specific criteria that would indicate the presence of healthcare fraud. AI systems can tell the difference between genuine ways of entering data and authentic fraud behavior. So AI and ML are slowly becoming a highly valuable tool for various industries.



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