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Hackers seeking ransom snag MedStar Health

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Even as some staff reported improvements, Columbia. Md.-based MedStar Health still had computer problems days  after a crippling hack locked up data on its systems.

The virus  was “ransomware,” which encrypts files, making them inaccessible to the original users.Hackers have demanded an $18,500 payment for the keys to decrypt the data, The Baltimore Sun reported.  Paper records are looking better and better….

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