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# ransomware-attack - Friday 10 December, 2021

HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack
# Report
# Report

HSE hackers were in health service's computer system for eight weeks before cyber attack

Updated Dec 10th 2021, 1:20 PM 41,290 Views 63 Comments
  • In the aftermath, there was significant disruption to healthcare operations and Covid-19 testing and tracing
  • The estimated cost of the attack is around €100 million
  • The report identified the legacy IT system as not resilient enough to cope with a cyber attack

# ransomware-attack - Friday 25 June, 2021

Data stolen in HSE cyber attack downloaded 23 times before being removed, High Court told
# Hse Hack
# Hse Hack

Data stolen in HSE cyber attack downloaded 23 times before being removed, High Court told

Jun 25th 2021, 4:43 PM 24,761 Views 12 Comments

The stolen material included sensitive patient information including correspondence, minutes of meetings, and corporate documents, the HSE claims.

# ransomware-attack - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Children's hospitals ask patients not to attend at units unless invited as they deal with cyber attack
# HSE Cyberattack
# HSE Cyberattack

Children's hospitals ask patients not to attend at units unless invited as they deal with cyber attack

Jun 2nd 2021, 12:45 PM 10,173 Views 2 Comments

Children’s Health Ireland computer technicians is working through 230 infected IT systems and 2,500 PCs.

# ransomware-attack - Saturday 29 May, 2021

HSE effort to rebuild systems after ransomware attack is 'gaining momentum'
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE effort to rebuild systems after ransomware attack is 'gaining momentum'

May 29th 2021, 3:46 PM 19,180 Views 22 Comments

Paul Reid, HSE CEO, said that work was progressing but added that patients and staff were still at risk.

# ransomware-attack - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack
# Ransomware Attack
# Ransomware Attack

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack

May 25th 2021, 7:36 PM 21,155 Views 0 Comments

A ransomware note was found on a Cork hospital’s private computer system, separate from systems operated by the HSE.

# ransomware-attack - Thursday 20 May, 2021

HSE ransomware attack began on a single computer when an employee clicked on a link
# How It Began
# How It Began

HSE ransomware attack began on a single computer when an employee clicked on a link

May 20th 2021, 9:03 PM 193,295 Views 165 Comments

Sources have confirmed an encryption key was provided by the attack launched by the criminal gang last week.

# ransomware-attack - Friday 14 May, 2021

Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?
# HSE
# HSE

Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?

May 14th 2021, 4:05 PM 34,222 Views 14 Comments

The HSE’s IT systems have been shut down following a “significant” cyber attack.

Covid-19: GP and close contact referral system down, patients advised to attend walk-in centres
# Ransomware Attack
# Ransomware Attack

Covid-19: GP and close contact referral system down, patients advised to attend walk-in centres

Updated May 14th 2021, 12:43 PM 47,121 Views 21 Comments

GPs are to advise patients to attend walk-in testing centres with priority given to symptomatic and close contacts at these centres.