Law360, New York (July 29, 2016, 4:55 PM EDT) -- Joanna Bergmann
On July 11, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights issued guidance on ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a unique form of malicious software that denies access to a user's data by encrypting the data with a key known only to the hacker who deployed the ransomware. A ransomware attack is usually followed by a demand that the user pay a ransom in exchange for the decryption key. According to the OCR, since early 2016 there have been, on average, 4,000 ransomware attacks every day.
The OCR guidance clarifies that...
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