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Ryuk this for a game of soldiers: Ransomware-flingers actively targeting hospitals in the US, cyber agencies warn

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Ransomware, tsch! The bad guys would probably find it much more profitable if they managed to mess with the billing systems in US healthcare institutions, to try to insert a few spurious charges of a couple of thousand dollars per procedure here and there.

I imagine they could continue doing this for years without detection... if I have understood correctly, standardised "billing errors" are considered a feature not a bug, so the institutions would be likely to aggressively ignore any complaints.

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