FBI warn US hospitals of ‘imminent cybercrime threat’

Security experts said Russian-speaking cyber criminals have been locking up data from some U.S. hospitals and demanding money to release it.
0:23 | 10/29/20

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Tonight the FBI's warning US hospitals of an imminent cybercrime threat even as hospitals like to see patients in the middle this pandemic. Packers locking up data and demanding money to release its independent security experts tonight saying it's the work of a Russian speaking cyber criminal gang. They say a number of hospitals have already been hit just this week. Authorities are now urging all health care providers to step up protections that their computer network.

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