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Healthcare Hack: UnitedHealth Pays Ransom, Reports $872M in Losses

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Apr
2024
Healthcare Hack: UnitedHealth Pays Ransom, Reports $872M in Losses

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UnitedHealth Group, parent company of Optum and Change Healthcare, has confirmed that it paid the ransom demands of the cybercriminals behind the late February incident that led to widespread service outages in the U.S. healthcare industry.

In a statement to Bleeping Computer, UHG said, “A ransom was paid as part of the company’s commitment to do all it could to protect patient data from disclosure.”

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