Hacking: The New Frontier of Criminal Activity

This month Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital disclosed that hackers infiltrated its computer system, and they infected them with malwaremaking the computer system inaccessible. The hackers originally demanded 3.4 million to remove the malwareto give control back to the hospital. Although not payingthe initial demand,The hospitaldid take theextraordinarystep of capitulating andpaying a $17,000 ransom to the hackers. […]