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Ransomware – A New Internet Crime in California

In February 2016, a computer hacker was able to seize control of the computer system at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. This prevented the hospital from accessing its own data. It wasn’t a prank. The hacker demanded ransom in the form of “bitcoins.” Bitcoin is...