Hospital pays ransom to get computers back

The CEO says the hospital gave $17,000 to attackers who took control of their system through malware. Ten days of a computer freeze at a Los Angeles hospital are over, now that the Hollywood¬†Presbyterian¬†Medical Center has paid ransom, the CEO said in a statement. The amount, he said, was 40 bitcoins, equal to about $17,000. … Continue reading Hospital pays ransom to get computers back