Villefranche-sur-Saône hospital victim of a computer attack

L’Obs with AFP report:

After that of Dax , the Villefranche-sur-Saône (Rhône) hospital center announced on Monday February 15 that it was the victim of a  “major”  computer attack , detected at 4:30 am. This attack by the RYUK crypto-virus (a  “ransomware”  )  “strongly impacts”  the sites of Villefranche, Tarare and Trévoux of the North West Hospital, the latter said in a press release.


In coordination with the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional health agency, the SAMU and the fire brigade, patients requiring emergency services at the Villefranche and Tarare sites are referred to other hospitals or clinics until further notice.

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