Cyber Crime: Print and Save This Article — You May Not Be Able to After Ransomware Strikes

June 28, 2018 Mayuri Kumar

The purpose of this article is not to raise an unnecessary alarm or overstate the risks of ransomware but rather to serve as a resource of the "dos and don'ts" for organizations that find themselves the target of an attack. Overall, the probability that a health care organization will experience a large-scale ransomware attack is relatively small. However, with the 424% increase in attacks between 2016 and 2017 (according to the 2018 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index), the probability is increasing. In fact, according to the Beazley 2018 Breach Report, health care was the victim of 45% of all reported ransomware attacks in 2017.

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