Hackers, some helpful, penetrate big-name pharma and healthcare

Bayer's Italian website was hacked in late June. And hacking group Lulz Security (LulzSec) penetrated the U.K.'s National Health Service earlier in the month, writes Stephanie Sutton of PharmTech Europe. These are two instances of recent hacks at big name organizations--Sony, Nintendo, the Brazilian government and the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency--that should be as well-equipped as a company can be to thwart hackers. Fortunately for the U.K. NHS, at least, hacker LulzSec sent an e-mail saying, "We mean you no harm and only want to help you fix your tech issues." Story

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