Hollywood Hospital Pays $17,000 to Ransomware Attackers

Sadly in this situation, the math made sense for the hospital and the ransom was paid.  Unfortunately, there is a much higher cost in the future of the hospital to restore its reputation and build actual defenses against future attacks.

http://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/latest-security-news/hollywood-hospital-pays-17000-to-ransomware-attackers/

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