Episode 157 – US Hospital Pays Hackers $55,000, Bad Precedent

A hospital in Indiana recently was the victim of a ransomware attack. The ransom was 4 Bitcoin, about $55,000 at the time, and the hospital was given 7 days to pay it. The hospital ultimately paid the ransom but even though they have backups to recover from. This episode goes into why and why this is a bad move.

 

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