The latest ransomware attack is the type that could kill someone

The latest ransomware attack is the type that could kill someone

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The ransomware attacks spreading across at least 99 countries on Friday are the type of attack that could one day kill someone. 

That sounds like hyperbole, but this attack froze and disrupted computers inside many National Health Service hospitals in the United Kingdom, and it’s not hard to see how an attack on hospital computer systems affects patient care or, at the very least, forces patients in need to find help elsewhere as hospital staff scramble to get vital systems back online. That type of disruption, combined with a person faced with a life-threatening condition, has the potential to result in the loss of life. Read more…

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