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NHS computer and phone systems hit by ransomware


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Posted 12 May 2017 - 11:59 AM

NHS computer and phone systems hit by ransomware

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4500080/NHS-computer-systems-phones-cyber-attack.html

 

"NHS is hit by large-scale cyber attack as computer systems and phones in hospitals across England go down as hackers demand ransom cash not to wipe files."  quoting DailyMail.co.uk

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=NHS+computer+and+phone+systems+hit+by+ransomware&oq=NHS+computer+and+phone+systems+hit+by+ransomware&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61j69i60l2.1477j0j1&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

I wanted to make sure the article was a real thing.


Edited by hamluis, 21 May 2017 - 05:52 PM.
Moved from Backup/Imaging to Ransomware - Hamluis.

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 01:20 PM

And BleepingComputer's article related to this: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/wana-decrypt0r-ransomware-using-nsa-exploit-leaked-by-shadow-brokers-is-on-a-rampage/

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 02:58 PM

Cool; I'm glad youse guys are posting such things; I just never saw that until you alerted me in this thread   :)


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