US hospital pays $55,000 to hackers after ransomware attack

Hancock Health has paid hackers $55,000 to unlock systems following a ransomware infection. The hospital, based in Greenfield, Ind., revealed that a successful ransomware attack on Thursday held the hospital’s IT systems hostage, demanding a ransom payment in Bitcoin (BTC) in return for a decryption key.

Source: US hospital pays $55,000 to hackers after ransomware attack

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