Tsurugi, Tokushima Pref. – A hospital server in Tsurugi, Tokushima Prefecture, western Japan, was hit by a ransomware attack at the end of October.
Electronic medical records of around 85,000 patients became inaccessible after Handa Hospital received a threat saying that it would have to pay ransom if it did not want the data to be released. The municipal hospital refused to pay the money.
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