• As a result hackers waged dozens of attacks a day to make them financially viable.
  • According to the United States Justice Department, ransomware attacks quadrupled in 2016 to an average of 4,000 a day.
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  • Last year, hospitals in California and Kentucky were targeted in ransomware attacks.
  • Security experts said the attack on the hotel appeared to be a novel example of an increasingly malicious and prevalent type of modern-day piracy.

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