Pennsylvania ransomware attack a warning to practices to boost IT security

A ransomware attack this week that hit Pennsylvania doctors' offices serves as another urgent reminder for practices to ensure their electronic security. Tuesday’s global ransomware attack, the second one in as many months, infected the Sewickley, Pennsylvania-based Heritage Valley Health System with a malware virus known as Petya that crippled the entire health system, including its physician offices. Heritage Valley was still dealing with the aftermath Wednesday, according to The Beaver County Times. For one patient, that meant her doctor...