NHS ransomware cyber attack hits worldwide : 74 countries affected

NHS ransomware cyber attack spreads worldwide

NHS “ransomware cyber attack” spreads worldwide,More than 45000 ransomware attacks have hit more than 74 countries in the last 10 hour and this is one of the largest global ransomware attacks the cyber community

Injection of “ransomware cyber attack”

  • 74 Countries has been affected till now
  • Hospitals around the country said they have been infected by the attack
  • Bitcoin payment to be made to use the system back
  • All appointments and operations has been cancelled
  • Hospitals in  North, East, London and West Midlands have been affected
  • Patients  turned away from A&E

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The large cyber attack hacking tool has been believed to be developed by US National Security Agency which caused problems to Britains’s health system on last Friday and it have affected many countries around the world as security researchers said.

After the infection of “ransomware cyber attack” patients are forced to turn away and the appointments of the patients are cancelled,the data’s has been corrupted and demanded payments of $300 to $600 to restore the access. People are advised to take medical care only in case of emergency.

Barts Health Group said  “We are experiencing a major IT disruption and there are delays at all of our hospitals,” every appointment’s has been cancelled and ambulances has been send to nearest hospitals.

Telefonica belongs to a telecommunications said “ransomware cyber attack” has affected only some computers and not on client or services.And also they said after the infection a window appeared on the screen and demanded an amount to be paid (bitcoin) to use the system back.

“This is one of the largest global ransomware attacks the cyber community has ever seen.” by Rich Barger

Ransomware is a dangerous software which will infect the machines and it will lock the system by encrypting the data and it will demand money to use the system back.

ransomware cyber attack

The map shows the countries affected by “ransomware cyber attack“,Officials identified the malware type as “wanna cry ” also known as “Wanna Decryptor” it allows the Windows Os  to spread the malware around the networks atomatically,which infect huge number of machines in same organisation.

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