UK health service hit by ransomware, amid possible global attack on systems

 An apparent cyberattack with the motivation of extortion has hit hospitals across England, taking town systems for appointments. Patients are being turned away unless it’s an emergency. Pictures appearing on Twitter showed screens of NHS computers with ‘ransomware’ images demanding payment of $300 worth of Bitcoin, saying: “Ooops, your files have been encrypted!”… Read More

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