41 Providers Reported Ransomware Attacks in First Half of 2020

HealthITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

At least 41 hospitals and healthcare providers organizations reported being impacted by successful ransomware attacks during the first half of 2020, according to recent Emsisoft research. However, the rate of attacks is expected to increase due to the season and as employees return to the office.

The end of 2019 saw some of the highest frequency of both ransomware attacks and successful incidents, with attacks on healthcare doubling from the numbers seen in 2018.

Multiple providers reported being infected with...

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