Ransomware

Another Indiana Hospital Hit by Ransomware Attack
2018-01-22
Another hospital in Indiana has suffered a ransomware attack that affected some of its servers and prevented files from loading correctly. On 11 January, an employee of Adams Memorial Hospital of Decatur, Indiana notified administrators that some files ...A Teachable Moment: Hospital Goes Public after Making Ransom PaymentLexologyall 2 news articles »

Allscripts still working to resolve ransomware attack
2018-01-22
Electronic health records vendor Allscripts was hit by a ransomware attack last week, affecting its cloud-hosted EHR among other systems, with hospitals and physician group practices across the country reporting interruptions in service. A variety of ...Allscripts recovers after ransomware attack, outages still possible through Monday: 10 things to knowBecker's Hospital ReviewAllscripts still working to rebound after ransomware attackMedCity Newsall 3 news articles »

Allscripts recovering from ransomware attack that has kept key tools ...
2018-01-21
Allscripts, the billion-dollar electronic health record (EHR) company headquartered in Chicago, IL said they were still working to recover from a ransomware attack that left several applications offline after data centers in Raleigh and Charlotte, NC ...and more »

Ransomware: Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin and where they are going next
2018-01-19
Meanwhile, ransomware victims don't really want to have to pay to get their files back at the best of times - they give in grudgingly - but the incentive to pay might go out the window if it's going to take them days to buy bitcoin and pay the hackers ...

City of Farmington recovering after SamSam ransomware attack
2018-01-18
... originating location of the ransom ware, according to the press release. Farmington has contracted with outside resources to review security protocols, according to the press release. According to the press release, ransomware attacks are occurring ...

US hospital pays $55000 to hackers after ransomware attack
2018-01-17
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. The cyberattackers requested the ...Hancock Health Hit with Ransomware Attack, Pays $55K to Recover DataHealthcare InformaticsHospital Pays $55K Ransomware Demand Despite Having BackupsBleepingComputerHancock Health pays $55K to release hospital files following ransomware attackFierceHealthcareWISH-TV -USA TODAY -Becker's Hospital Review -Hancock Regional Hospitalall 40 news articles »