Ransomware hits hundreds of dentist offices in the US


Hundreds of dental practice offices in the US have had their computers infected with ransomware this week, ZDNet has learned from a source.

The incident is another case of a ransomware gang compromising a software provider and using its product to deploy ransomware on customers’ systems.

In this case, the software providers are The Digital Dental Record and PerCSoft, two Wisconsin-based companies who collaborated on DDS Safe, a medical records retention and backup solution advertised to dental practice offices in the US.

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Source: ZDNet