Mother Sues Alabama Hospital for Baby's Death During Ransomware Attack
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Teiranni Kidd has sued Alabama hospital Springhill Medical Center for the death of her baby because a ransomware attack, likely launched by the Russian-based Ryuk gang, shut down critical fetal monitoring systems. Those systems would have alerted doctors to the necessity of a C-section delivery that could have easily saved her child’s life during delivery.
If Ms. Kidd wins her case, it will mark the first confirmed death from a ransomware attack. The hospital denies any wrongdoing and says it handled the attack appropriately. (Kevin Poulsen, Robert McMillan, and Melanie Evans / Wall Street Journal)
Related: RT USA, Daily Mail, Beckers Hospital Review, RT News, The Independent, DataBreaches.net, Threatpost, NBC News
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