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LA Hospital Ransomware Attack Worries Cybersecurity Experts

Cybersecurity experts worry that the $17,000 a Los Angeles hospital paid hackers to regain control of its computers could signal a troubling escalation of the growing "ransomware'' threat. Though patient care was not "compromised in any way,'' Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center paid the bounty "in the best interest of restoring normal operations,'' President Allen Stefanek said in a written statement.   A typical attack starts when a...

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