Attackers Demand $14 Million Ransom From IT Services Firm

November 25, 2019 Mayuri Kumar

Virtual Care Provider Inc., which provides cloud hosting and other services to more than 110 healthcare entities, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities, is struggling to bounce back from a ransomware attack in which hackers demanded a $14 million ransom.

In a Nov. 18 letter to its clients, the Milwaukee-based company says it was attacked on Nov. 17 with Ryuk ransomware that was spread by the TrickBot virus.

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