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Kentucky Methodist Hospital Hit by Bitcoin Ransomware Virus

A hospital in Kentucky has become the latest victim of a bitcoin ransomware infection. The Methodist Hospital located in the city of Henderson, declared a state of emergency last week, when the virus began spreading within the hospital’s computer systems. IT staff at the hospital were forced to shut down the entire network and began to scan each computer individually for infection. According to Jamie Reid, Director of Information Systems …
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