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More than half of hospitals hit with ransomware in last 12 months

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 50 448 1 | about 2 years ago

As many as 75 percent of U.S. hospitals responding to a poll this week could have been hit with ransomware in the last year, according to the new Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Analytics Quick HIT Survey: Ransomware, and a chunk of those might not even know it.

“Over half the people we polled indicated that they had some sort of ransomware attack,” said Brendan FitzGerald, HIMSS Analytics Research Director for Advisory Solutions.

What’s more, another 25 percent are either unsure or have no way of knowing whether ransomware attacks were perpetrated against them or not.

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