Update: Ransomware downed UVM Medical Center systems, but no payment made

Katie Jickling reports:

University of Vermont Medical Center’s IT chief revealed Tuesday that it was a ransomware attack that downed the hospital’s online systems in October.

Jickling’s article provides a helpful update from what happened to how things are going with restoration. The hit was obviously a serious one, as information on 1,300 servers was encrypted, and

the attack downed the phone system, cut off access to staff emails  and medical records, and slowed the hospital’s ability to provide radiation treatment and run scans.

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