New York Times: Patients of a Vermont Hospital Are Left ‘in the Dark’ After a Cyberattack

New York Times: Patients of a Vermont Hospital Are Left ‘in the Dark’ After a Cyberattack. “Cyberattacks on America’s health systems have become their own kind of pandemic over the past year as Russian cybercriminals have shut down clinical trials and treatment studies for the coronavirus vaccine and cut off hospitals’ access to patient records, demanding multimillion-dollar ransoms for their return. Complicating the response, President Trump last week fired Christopher Krebs, the director of CISA, the cybersecurity agency responsible for defending critical systems, including hospitals and elections, against cyberattacks, after Mr. Krebs disputed Mr. Trump’s baseless claims of voter fraud.”

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