8 Million Patient Records Stolen From Virginia State Database, Held For Ransom

8 Million Patient Records Stolen From Virginia State Database, Held For Ransom

The Washington Post says that a hacker encrypted 8 million patient prescription records from a Virginia state website last week, deleted the backups, and replaced the home page with a ransom note. If the state doesn’t pay $10 million within 7 days, the hacker has threatened to sell the data to the highest bidder.