NZ: New Zealand, hacker attack: Zeppelin ransomware blocks patient care at Waikato DHB

Marco A. De Felice writes:

More than a week after the May 18 cyber attack, the computer systems of the Waikato District Health Board (Waikato DHB) have not yet been restored. Some scheduled surgeries in DHB’s five hospitals have been postponed, while non-urgent cases are postponed until all IT systems are back in operation.

From what has been learned, it would seem that causing the blocking of about 700 PC servers in the New Zealand Health District may have been the “Zeppelin” ransomware variant, mainly used by cybercriminals to target entities operating in the health and technology field in Europe and the United States. United.

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