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Russian-Linked Hackers Hijack U.S. Healthcare

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Russian-speaking ransomware gang Black Cat, or AlphV, allegedly hacked U.S. healthcare payment systems, leaving patients with expensive problems for getting their prescriptions filled.
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Hackers with a Russian-speaking ransomware gang named Black Cat, or AlphV, allegedly caused an outage at UnitedHealth Group. According to Reuters, Black Cat hacked into the payment platform Change Healthcare, causing delays for people...
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If it's not skimmers at gas stations,
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it's the fake gift cards at Target.
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Oh, I hate when that happens.
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Russian speaking, ransomware gang alpha has disrupted prescription processing systems across
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the US. Leaving millions facing the choice of paying inflated prices
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or foregoing vital medication pharmacies unable to verify insurance due to the
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breach are demanding full payment leading to out of pocket costs,
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surpassing $1000 for some.
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So apparently hackers are fucking around with our medications.
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Now, dude, the last thing that I would expect like
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what do you mean we're already getting overcharged our health care
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system shit. And you wanna charge me more?
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Leave me alone. Go make money honorably.
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Honestly, SIA pinch you guys could get really far in life
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Hey, imagine that your abuela or mom's medication get scammed
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and now you have to borrow money to keep them from dying
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Like imagine that I hold on,
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go scam them billionaires or something.
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Like don't scam the common people.