Ransomware is on the rise at hospitals in the U.S. and globally.

“Healthcare is the most cyber attacked industry according to the 2016 IBM X-Force Cyber Security Intelligence Index. In the same report just a year ago — when financial services held the top spot — healthcare wasn’t even in the top six.

Attacks on the healthcare sector are up 35 percent year to date vs. this time last year, Cybersecurity Ventures found in its recent 2016 Cybercrime Report.”

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