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The incident showcases an unsettling new strain of opportunism that's emerging as criminals try to exploit digital records.

Photograph by Steve Wisbauer

The incident showcases an unsettling new strain of opportunism that's emerging as criminals try to exploit digital records.

Hackers Steal, Encrypt Health Records and Hold Data for Ransom

As more patient records go digital, a recent hacker attack on a small medical practice shows the big risks involved with electronic files. The Surgeons of Lake County, located in the affluent northern Illinois suburb of Libertyville, revealed last month...

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