Patient Zero

Ransomware had compromised the $5 billion health-care provider that operates 10 hospitals and more than 250 outpatient facilities in the Washington, D.C., region, serving thousands of patients and employing more than 30,000. While exact details were not released before Security Management’s press time, attackers hit MedStar on the morning of March 28, launching an attack that prevented certain users from logging in to its systems…