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Hollywood hospital pays ransom to get their computers, files back

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Feb 18, 2016.

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    The Hollywood hospital whose systems have been infected with ransomware has paid $17,000 to get the decryption key from the criminals, and is operating normally once again. “On the evening of February 5th, our staff noticed issues accessing the hospital’s computer network. Our IT department began an immediate investigation and determined we had been subject to a malware attack. The malware locked access to certain computer systems and prevented us from sharing communications electronically,” Allen … More →

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