Hospitals are increasingly the target of hackers, particularly in the form of “ransomware.” What follows is a primer on ransomware and how to avoid being a target of it.
What is ransomware?
Ransomware is a type of malware that limits users’ access to their computer systems. It functions by locking a user’s system and/or encrypting its files. Once ransomware gains access to a single workstation, it can “travel across [a] network and encrypt any files located on… More