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9/24/2019
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Wyoming Hospital the Latest to Be Hit With Ransomware Attack

A attack has had a significant impact on the operations of Wyoming's Campbell County Memorial Hospital.

A hospital in Wyoming has become one of the latest ransomware victims, courtesy of an attack that began last Friday and continues to disrupt operations. 

Details of the attack against Campbell County Memorial Hospital, including ransomware type and ransom demands, have not been made public. Meanwhile, residents of Gillette, Wyoming, have been able to check on the hospital's IT status via the organization's Facebook page. Regular updates since the attack began have shown departments and services coming back online while IT staff works to fully restore data and functionality.

Campbell County Memorial Hospital joins more than 30 governments, healthcare organizations, and schools to be targeted by ransomware in the past 12 months. 

Read more here and here.

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