It has been reported that three US hospitals have been forced to temporarily close their doors to “all but the most critical new patients” following a ransomware outbreak. This incident was first reported on 1 October with computers at the DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Fayette Medical Center and Northport Medical Center all infected with ransomware “A criminal is limiting our ability to use our computer systems in exchange for an as-yet-unknown payment,” said DCH Health System.
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