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A private hospital in Navi Mumbai became the latest prey of hackers after its computer systems came under a malware attack.

Cops said today that the attackers are demanding ransom in Bitcoins, a type of cryptocurrency.

The hospital administration said though computerized billing and medicine prescription systems were affected, they are maintaining manual records for back-up.

With software company Geodesic Ltd under IT and ED scanner over siphoning of funds, its subsidiary, the famed Chandamama, a Chennai-based magazine, has also fallen from grace.

Magazines are now bundled up in 100 gunny bags in the company's 10,000sqft Santacruz office.

Chandamama, after its 1947 launch, gained a foothold and within fifty years, almost every household was glued to Vikram-Vetal and their tales.

A 21-year-old student, who had allegedly consumed poison after failing in her college exams, today died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in suburban Kurla area of Mumbai.

Puja Sangle, the daughter of a constable attached to Nehrunagar police station, was depressed for the past few days after she failed her second year Bachelor of Architecture exams.

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