UK: Computer hackers demanded ransom payment from Derriford Hospital
Ransomware knows no geographic boundaries. Sam Blackledge reports on another case out of the UK:
Computer hackers targeted Derriford Hospital and demanded a ransom payment to decrypt the infected devices, it has emerged.
Trust bosses say the attack, revealed through a Freedom of Information request, was dealt with quickly and did not compromise any hospital information.
“Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust takes a very responsible view in its disclosure to Freedom of Information requests related to cyber security,” a spokeswoman said.
Read more on Plymouth Herald.