Ransomware attack confirmed on Vermont Hospital

From cybersecurity-insiders.com

Vermont Health Network that serves a chain of healthcare organizations in Vermont and Upstate New York has confirmed that it became a victim of a cyber attack on October 28th,2020 crippling 600 of its applications with ransomware.

The IT staff of the healthcare network said that the attack was launched through a server vulnerability and the hackers were demanding an enormous sum as ransom. However, the technology staff of the hospital chain did not want to bow down to the demands of hackers and so are trying to regain data from the backups.

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