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Hospitals are under siege by two plagues: COVID-19 and ransomware.

In late September, hundreds of U.S. hospitals operated by Universal Health Services had their systems disrupted by an apparent Ryuk ransomware infection. Soon after came reports of similar attacks targeting hospitals affiliated with the University of Vermont Health Network, Sky Lakes Medical Center, the Dickinson County Healthcare System and the St. Lawrence Health System in northern New York.

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