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Hackers Attack Melbourne Hospital And Demand Ransom

Cabrini Hospital in Melbourne has suffered a cyber-attack at the hands of an international crime syndicate, according to The Age. 

The hackers have scrambled the data of 15,000 patients from the not-for-profit Malvern hospital meaning staff haven't been able to access the files for weeks.

The crime syndicate, believed to be from Russia or North Korea is demanding a large cryptocurrency payment to decrypt it.

Australian security agencies are investigating the breach. 

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