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Hollywood Hospital at the Center of Ransomware Plot

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Hollywood Hospital at the Center of Ransomware Plot

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A ransomware cyberattack targeting the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center left employees unable to access patient files and even had hospital staff declare an “internal emergency.” What began as a cyberattack on a Southern California hospital last Friday has soon unraveled into the hospital President and CEO declaring an “internal emergency” following “significant IT issues” faced by the hospital. The hospital sought the assistance of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the FBI, according to NBC. While there are no reports of a breach or compromise of patient or employee information, an unnamed doctor has told the news outlet that…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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