Updating: Queen Elizabeth Hospital progress report on recovery from cyber attack

Akeel reports an update to the Barbados hospital’s functioning following their announcement on December 13 of a cyberattack:

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) reports progress in resolving its recent cyber attack.

In a statement the QEH said ” Our IT team, working with private and international experts continues to work on containing the problem and doing full system assessments. To date, cleaning of the hospital’s computer systems has also begun. The return to regular internet-based activity will occur in a phased approach across the hospital and is expected to commence during the first week in January. Despite the challenges, our dedicated staff remains committed to operating manually as we seek to provide the best possible service.”

Read more at NationNews.

DataBreaches has not (yet?) spotted any ransomware group claiming responsibility for this attack.

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