Hospital Had Backups – Paid Ransom Anyway

Hancock Regional Hospital in Indiana recently discovered that their computers had been infected with SamSam ransomware. The hospital made the difficult decision to pay the four Bitcoin ransom ($55,000 USD) in order to get their files decrypted… despite having full backups of all of the data that SamSam encrypted.

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