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Virus shuts down ECMC's computers; FBI, State Police are investigating

By Buffalo News  
   April 11, 2017

A virus has shut down the entire computer system at Erie County Medical Center and its Long-Term Care at Terrace View facility since between 2:30 and 3 a.m. Sunday. The FBI and State Police are investigating the incident, a hospital official said Monday. Shortly after discovering the virus, the hospital reached out to State Police cybersecurity investigators, who brought in their counterparts from the FBI.

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