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Hackers hold DeKalb Health computer systems hostage

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Hackers hold DeKalb Health computer systems hostage

AUBURN, Ind (WANE) – A local healthcare system reported that its administrative computer systems are infected. Dekalb Health says they’ve been hit with ransomware.

Ransomware is software that is put on your computer, restricting your access to it. You can’t get access back until you pay a ransom.

Viewers have been telling NewsChannel 15 for the last week that DeKalb Health fell victim to this. We visited them Monday to see if it was true. Then a DeKalb Health spokesperson issued this statement:

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