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Three more hospitals hit with ransomware attacks

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    Wham, bam, bam – three more hospitals have been hit with ransomware.

    Kentucky hospital hit with ransomware

    David Park, COO of Methodist Hospital in Henderson, Kentucky, told WFIE 14 News that after attackers copied patients’ files, locked those copies and deleted the originals, the hospital notified the FBI. The attack happened on Friday after the ransomware made it past the hospital’s email filter; by Monday, Methodist officials said their system was “up and running.”

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