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Ransomware attacks hit hospitals in Germany

Posted On: Mar. 1, 2016 12:00 AM CST

Several hospitals in Germany are facing disruption as cryptographically coded ransomware are affecting their computer systems, reported Hacked citing Deutsche Welle.

This follows recent similar attack on a Hollywood hospital, which was forced to pay a ransom of $17,000 in bitcoin.

The Lukas Hospital in the country's Neuss city and another in the North Rhine-Westphalia state are among the two affected by ransomware.

Their operations continue to be disrupted.

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