Jan 182018
 

Sooraj Shah reports:

Hackers have breached the systems of Norway’s Health South East RHF, with nearly three million patients’ data potentially compromised as a result.

Health South-East is responsible for the counties of Østfold, Akershus, Oslo, Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud, Vestfold, Telemark, Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder.

The breach was announced on Monday by the authority after it had been notified by HelseCERT, the Norwegian healthcare sector’s national information security centre, that there had been abnormal activity against computer systems in the region.

Read more on The Inquirer.  The breach was announced by the health authority:

Innbrudd i datasystemene til Sykehuspartner i Helse Sør-Øst

Mandag 8. januar ble Sykehuspartner HF varslet av HelseCert (Norsk Helsenett SF) om at det pågikk unormal aktivitet mot datasystemer i regionen. Det er avdekket innbrudd i datasystemer og trusselaktøren er en avansert og profesjonell aktør.Sykehuspartner HF og Helse Sør-Øst RHF ser svært alvorlig på situasjonen, og innbruddet er meldt til politiet. Både Helse Sør-Øst RHF og Sykehuspartner HF er i beredskap.

Publisert 15.01.2018
Sist oppdatert 18.01.2018

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