HP debuts healthcare cybersecurity video with Christian Slater

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Hewlett-Packard debuted a video May 22 called The Wolf to promote its hardware — such as printers and personal computers — which the company claims are more secure than the outdated models in use at many hospitals.

The Wolf stars actor Christian Slater, echoing his recent work as the titular character on Mr. Robot, a TV series and cybersecurity drama on the USA Network. Mr. Slater's character in The Wolf targets the healthcare industry by hacking into a hospital's unsecure printer and computer system to deploy malware and tinker with the health records of a software company's chief information security officer.

"Hospitals just like this one might be home to some of the most advanced medical equipment on earth, but, like most businesses, they're also crawling with unsecured printers," Mr. Slater says in the video, as he plugs in a flash drive. "That little software update just allowed me to create a back door directly into their network."

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