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French hospital cancels operations after a ransomware attack

Posted on Dec 5, 2022
French hospital cancels operations after a ransomware attack

A French hospital near Paris canceled operations and transfer some patients due to a cyber attack suffered over the weekend.

France’s health ministry announced that the Hospital Centre of Versailles was hit by a cyber attack over the weekend.

Hospital Centre of Versailles, which includes Andre-Mignot Hospital, Richaud Hospital and the Despagne Retirement Home, canceled operations and transferred some patients due to the cyberattack.

According to the RFI’s website, the computers at the hospital were infected with ransomware, threat actors behind the attack also demanded a ransom.

The regional health agency (ARS) confirmed that operations at the Andre-Mignot Hospital were canceled, while keeping other services up and running.

Health Minister Francois Braun told AFP that six patients had been transferred from the beginning of the attack evening, three in intensive care and three from the neonatal unit.

The hospital is still facing problems and we account exclude that other patients will be transferred in other structures.

Full article here https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/139316/cyber-crime/french-hospital-ransomware-attack-2.html

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