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HHS warns SamSam ransomware is still ravaging healthcare

Hackers have launched at least eight separate cyberattacks on healthcare and government organizations so far this year using SamSam ransomware, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

The 2018 attacks include incidents involving two Indiana-based hospitals and one involving cloud-based electronic health record vendor Allscripts, reports the HHS Healthcare Cybersecurity Integration and Communications Center in its latest update on SamSam ransomware activity.

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