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This article is from the Action Fraud website.

It is believed that personal information of patients is secure.

NHS hit by large scale cyber attack

12th May 2017

There have been confirmed reports that the NHS has been hit by ransomware, taking down hospital computers.

Currently Trusts and hospitals in London, Nottingham, Blackburn, Cumbria and Hertfordshire have all been affected.

The ransomware which has locked NHS computers is asking for payment of $300 in Bitcoin.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is aware of cyber incident and is working with the NHS and the NCA’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU).

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Here’s the malware attack which appears to have hit NHS hospitals right across England today

A spokesperson for NHS Digital said: “The investigation is at an early stage but we…

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