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Subject: [Cybersecurity edition] Why Hancock Health paid the SamSam hackers' $55k ransom | AI 'more profound than electricity or fire,' Google CEO says | Pentagon report suggests US would consider nuclear response to cyberattacks | 5.6M patient records breached in 2017
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January 23, 2018
Here is why Hancock Health decided to pay the SamSam attackers' $55k ransom

Google CEO: AI could become 'more profound than electricity or fire'

5.6M patient records breached in 2017: 6 things to know 

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6. Pentagon: Government considers nuclear response to cyberattacks 

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8. 7 things to know about SamSam, the ransomware hitting hospitals, city governments & businesses 

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