Hackers demand £300,000 to not leak royal family's medical records

GCHQ and the police are investigating the attack

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Hackers demand £300,000 to not leak royal family's medical records
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Hackers demand £300,000 to not leak royal family's medical records

A hacking group has targeted the prestigious King Edward VII's Hospital and is threatening to expose private health data of royal family members unless a ransom of £300,000 in bitcoin is paid.

The group named Rhysida, after a venomous tropical centipede, claims to have obtained a treasure trove of sensitive information, including "X-rays, letters from consultants, registration forms, han...

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