Au: Queensland hospitals and aged care facilities crippled by cyber attack
Nathan Edwards reports:
Multiple Queensland hospitals and aged care centres have been crippled by a cyber-attack, resulting in several disruptions to internal systems.
9News understands the entire UnitingCare Queensland internal IT system was attacked by ransomware software, with all UCQ hospitals and aged care homes working without IT systems until further notice.
Among a number of aged care centres across Queensland that have been affected, the Wesley and St Andrews War Memorial Hospitals in Brisbane have also had systems taken down.
Read more on 9News. The type of ransomware was not indicated, and it is not yet clear if patient data or files were accessed or exfiltrated, although it is clear that functioning is being impacted.