FBI, other agencies warn of 'imminent cybercrime threat' to U.S. hospitals

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Agencies say cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the health care system. Independent security experts say it's already hobbled at least five hospitals this week and potentially impact hundreds more. In a joint alert. The FBI and to federal agencies say they have credible information of an imminent cybercrime threat to U. S hospitals and health care providers. They say malicious groups are targeting the sector with ransomware that could lead to data theft and disruption of healthcare services. Although the attacks coincide with the election, there's no immediate indication they're motivated by anything but profit.

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