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Hospital learns the hard way why you don’t pay ransomware crooks

27
May
2016
Hospital learns the hard way why you don’t pay ransomware crooks
image credits: threatgeek.com

image credits: threatgeek.com

Criminals, like ransomware, are constantly evolving. If they see you as an easy mark, you are as good as an ATM — which by the way can also be hacked — lining their pockets to get files back.

Kansas Heart Hospital has learned from its initial mistake in paying and is refusing to pay the new ransom. The hospital also had plans in place that helped minimize the damage.

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