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Hospital pays $17k for ransomware crypto key

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, the Los Angeles hospital held hostage by crypto-ransomware, has opted to pay a ransom of 40 bitcoins—the equivalent of $17,000—to the group that locked down access to the hospital's electronic medical records system and other computer systems. The decision came 10 days after the hospital lost access to patient records."
Publish At:2016-02-18 17:00 | Read:2797 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Assessment crypto ransomware Electronic medical records

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