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Medical data held for ransom

May 5, 2009

 Wow:

An online thief compromised the network of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Health Professions, allegedly stealing healthcare data on nearly 8.3 million patients, according to reports.

The online attacker demanded $10 million for the data, according to both sources.

Reports: Thief holds Virginia medical data ransom