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Cancer patient forced to make terrible decision after Qilin attack on London hospitals
2024-07-05 17:00

Exclusive The latest figures suggest that around 1,500 medical procedures have been canceled across some of London's biggest hospitals in the four weeks since Qilin's ransomware attack hit pathology services provider Synnovis. Hanna was told on the Tuesday of that week, the day after Qilin's attack, that despite everything going on, the staff at St Thomas' hospital in London were still planning to go ahead with the skin-sparing mastectomy as previously agreed.

Largest Croatian hospital under cyberattack
2024-06-27 11:22

The University Hospital Centre Zagreb is under cyberattack that started on Wednesday night, the Croatian Radiotelevision has reported. Because of the attack, the hospital has shut down its information system and will be switching parts of it online once they are sure it's safe to do so.

Microsoft blamed for million-plus patient record theft at US hospital giant
2024-06-26 00:44

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Microsoft blamed for million-plus patient record theft at US hospital giant
2024-06-26 00:44

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Qilin cyber scum leak data they claim belongs to London hospitals’ pathology provider
2024-06-21 11:15

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Qilin: We knew our Synnovis attack would cause a healthcare crisis at London hospitals
2024-06-20 10:29

Interview The ransomware gang responsible for the current healthcare crisis at London hospitals says it has no regrets about the attack, which was entirely deliberate, it told The Register in an interview. SOCRadar said last week how Qilin is known for targeting the healthcare and education sectors not because of politics but because of the reliance they have on uptime and the sensitivity of the data they hold.

London hospitals cancel over 800 operations after ransomware attack
2024-06-14 18:05

NHS England revealed today that multiple London hospitals impacted by last week's Synnovis ransomware attack were forced to cancel hundreds of planned operations and appointments. Ongoing service disruptions at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and primary care providers across South East London result from Synnovis being locked out of its systems by a June 3 attack linked to the Qilin ransomware operation.

Microsoft launches cybersecurity program to tackle attacks, protect rural hospitals
2024-06-12 09:51

Microsoft has unveiled a new cybersecurity program to support hospitals serving more than 60 million people living in rural America. In 2023, the healthcare sector reported more ransomware attacks than any other critical infrastructure sector and attacks involving ransomware against the healthcare sector were up nearly 130%. Cybersecurity attacks disrupt health care operations across the country and pose a direct threat to patient care and essential operations of hospitals.

London hospitals face blood shortage after Synnovis ransomware attack
2024-06-10 15:43

England's NHS Blood and Transplant has issued an urgent call to O Positive and O Negative blood donors to book appointments and donate after last week's cyberattack on pathology provider Synnovis impacted multiple hospitals in London. On June 4, operations at multiple large NHS hospitals in London were disrupted by the ransomware attack that the Russian cybercrime group Qilin launched on Synnovis.

Qilin ransomware gang linked to attack on London hospitals
2024-06-05 17:57

A ransomware attack that hit pathology services provider Synnovis on Monday and impacted several major NHS hospitals in London has now been linked to the Qilin ransomware operation. Memos sent by officials of hospitals affected by the Synnovis ransomware attack revealed on Tuesday that this "Ongoing critical incident" has had a "Major impact" on their procedures and operations.