Why Hospitals Are the Perfect Targets for Ransomware

Why Hospitals Are the Perfect Targets for Ransomware

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    Hospitals have been victims of multiple ransomware attacks in recent months, but why are hospitals so vulnerable to these types of attacks? Hospitals rely on the information contained in their computers in order to administer critical care and provide the correct treatments to patient. When ransomware locks the computer, access to this life-saving information is compromised. Hospitals are normally more than willing to pay the ransom in order to unlock the patient data. Read more about the vulnerabilities that hospitals face here at wired.com.

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