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The ransomware groups targeting healthcare

(By Naomi Diaz for Becker’s Hospital Review)

Russia-based ransomware gang ALPHV/Blackcat, aka BlackCat, has made headlines due to its attack on Change Healthcare, but the group has been targeting healthcare for a while.

“This group in particular has been very aggressive targeting healthcare and has been responsible for numerous high-impact attacks,” John Riggi, the American Hospital Association’s national adviser for cybersecurity and risk, told Becker’s. Continue reading here…

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