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Allscripts hit with a class-action lawsuit one week after ransomware attack

January 26, 2018

Allscripts has barely recovered from a ransomware attack that wiped out access for 1,500 clients and it’s already being hit with a class-action complaint alleging it failed to adequately secure its systems against potential intruders.

Filed on Thursday by Surfside Non-Surgical Orthopedics, a sports medicine and pain practice in Boynton Beach, Florida, the complaint alleges Allscripts was aware of deficiencies that could compromise its systems, but its “wanton, willful, and reckless disregard” led to service disruption.

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