The Armentières hospital center was the victim of a cyberattack during the night from Saturday to Sunday at 2 a.m., France Bleu Nord learned on Sunday February 11 from the hospital management. The pirates demand a ransom from the hospital. The emergency department is closed for the next 24 hours, patients are being redirected to other hospitals.
“The printers turned on started printing a message, indicating that our data was encrypted and that we should contact them”tells franceinfo Samy Bayod, deputy director of the Armentières CH. “We immediately disconnected the entire hospital network, we have been isolated since 3 a.m.,” he specifies.
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