Irish Healthcare Sector Was Hit by 2 Ransomware Attacks

Gov Info Security

Tony Morbin

Two healthcare agencies in Ireland suffered ransomware attacks last week that appear to be related, not just one as originally reported, authorities say.

Last Thursday, the Irish Department of Health, which is responsible for health policy, spotted an attack and was able to quickly halt it, according to state broadcaster RTE.

That attack came the day before ransomware hit...

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