Doctors at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, in southern California, have been suffering serious computer issues for at least a week, the CEO announced Sunday. Doctors have been unable to digitally access patients’ medical records, staff has been communicating via fax machines and patients have reported long delays in receiving care. It’s all the result of a cyberattack carried out by unknown hackers who are demanding 9,000 bitcoins (roughly $3.4 million) to restore the system to normal.
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