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  • Why California hospital paid a $17,000 ransom in bitcoin

    The Christian Science Monitor - 02/18/2016

    “As many hospital [computer] systems are outdated and the employees are not very knowledgeable about computer security,” professor of computer science at Northeastern University and a co-founder of Lastline, Inc, writes Dr. Engin Kirda in an email to the Monitor, “I think it is highly likely that we’ll hear of similar stories in the near future.”

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