Cyberattack cost UVM Medical Center $1.5 million a day

Kate Jickling reports:

The October cyberattack cost the University of Vermont Medical Center $1.5 million a day in increased expenses and lost revenue, hospital president Stephen Leffler said Tuesday.

That “back of the envelope” calculation doesn’t include the cost of getting the system back up and running, he told reporters.

Forty-two days have elapsed since the attack occurred on Oct. 28. The total cost, including lost revenue and expenses, could exceed $63 million.

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You just know that some threat actors will use that report and those figures to tell future victims that that’s why they should pay the ransom demand (assuming it’s less than $63 million…)

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