French hospital crippled by cyberattack – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Cyber Security

As another hospital falls victim to ransomware, Tony weighs in on the much-debated issue of banning ransomware payouts

A major hospital near Paris has been hit by a ransomware attack that crippled its computer and medical systems and forced it to send patients to other healthcare facilities. The criminals demand $10 million from the hospital for restoring access to its systems, which the facility refused to pay.

In this week’s video, Tony wonders if the fact that the attack has put human lives at risk is grounds enough for paying such ransom fees and weighs in on the much-debated issue of banning ransomware payouts.

All this – and more – on Connect with us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and Instagram.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Threat Actors Turn to Sliver as Open Source Alternative to Popular C2 Frameworks
Multiple Vulnerabilities Found In Healthcare Software OpenEMR
Hive ransomware servers shut down at last, says FBI
Why your data is more valuable than you may realize
Riot Games Halts Work After Cyber-Attack

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *