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Cyber security expert says Care New England hack 'is indicative of ransomware'

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Lynzi Deluccia

Care New England, which runs Kent, Women and Infants, and Butler hospitals, is on backup-mode after it discovered early Tuesday morning that its computer system had been hacked.

"It appears that it's something that occurred and it's effecting their operations which is more indicative of a ransomware incident," Nick Tella said.

Tella is a professor and direction of information security at Johnson and Wales University.

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