California Hospital Pays $17,000 To Unlock Network Shut Down By Malware Attack
(Statement available. Document #97-160225-025X.)
Allen Stefanek, president and CEO of Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC), stated that the hospital paid a $17,000 “ransom” demanded by the hackers, calling it “[t]he quickest and most efficient way to restore [HPMC’s] systems and administrative functions.”
HPMC said that its staff began noticing...
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