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Cyberattack causes surgeons to cancel some operations

June 29, 2017

Surgeons canceled some operations for a second day Wednesday at a hospital in Beaver, Pa., after the latest global ransomware attack paralyzed the hospitalís computers, a local doctor said. The cyberattack known as Petya, which closed shipping ports and disrupted major food and pharmaceutical companies, froze computers across two hospitals and satellite locations of Heritage Valley Health System early Tuesday morning.

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