Evidence of a ransomware infection has been uncovered from the systems of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology of the Rockies, P.C. (AAIR) in Colorado--adding it to the growing list of healthcare institutions preyed on by ransomware.
Between 2012 and 2014, the cyber-attacks on the healthcare industry caused it to suffer more than business, government, and military sectors. Attacks have only gotten bigger since then. What makes healthcare such ideal targets?