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BREAKING NEWS: Cybercriminals ransacked your hospital database breaching the data of roughly 100,000 patients. The attack has prevented organizational access to patient files, medical images, and details of patient visits. Accessed files contain personal information including names, addresses, Social Security information, dates of birth, contact information, diagnoses, treatments, medications, and other medical information.
Discuss the moral, ethical, and legal implications of paying a ransom to the cybercriminal responsible for this attack.