NHS computer and phone systems hit by ransomware

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#1 NHS computer and phone systems hit by ransomware

Unread post#1 » Fri May 12, 2017 5:00 pm

NHS computer and phone systems hit by ransomware

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ttack.html

"NHS is hit by large-scale cyber attack as computer systems and phones in hospitals across England go down as hackers demand ransom cash not to wipe files." quoting DailyMail.co.uk

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I wanted to make sure the article was a real thing.
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#2 Re: NHS computer and phone systems hit by ransomware

Unread post#2 » Fri May 12, 2017 5:43 pm

Wow i understand computer getting infected but i wonder how is phones are locked by this malware this looks like inside job to me.
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#3 Re: NHS computer and phone systems hit by ransomware

Unread post#3 » Fri May 12, 2017 8:10 pm

Well, probably, phones were VOIP, Voice Over Internet Protocol, tied to computer servers somewhere, and somehow the rascals got in; how they did, I have no idea!
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#4 Re: NHS computer and phone systems hit by ransomware

Unread post#4 » Fri May 12, 2017 10:48 pm

You could be correct i can't think any other way as well.
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