Tayside GP practices affected by NHS cyber-attack running as normal

Tayside GP practices affected by NHS cyber-attack running as normal

Tayside GP practices affected by NHS cyber-attack running as normal

New versions of the worm are expected, the experts said, and the extent - and economic cost - of the damage from Friday's attack were unclear.

European governments and companies appeared early Monday to have avoided further fallout from a crippling global cyberattack, the police agency Europol said.

Outdated operating systems are easy targets, so make sure you are updating your system regularly.

Nine out of ten NHS organizations use antiquated computer systems, specifically Windows XP, according to the software company Citrix.

In Britain, where the WannaCry virus first raised global alarm when it caused hospitals to divert ambulances last Friday, some victims were ignoring official advice and paying the US$300 (S$420) ransom demanded by the cyber criminals to unlock their computers.

Almost 30,000 Chinese organisations were attacked by the computer virus "WannaCry" as of 8pm on Saturday local time, Chinese online security company 360 said on Sunday.

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And the Northern, Eastern and Western (NEW) Devon Clinical Commissioning Group, which includes the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, said it had also been unaffected by the attack.

He added: "This attack provides yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem".

She said the NHS computers systems are under "regular attack", including those of a serious nature, and pointed to that as evidence of the effectiveness of the protections in place.

But he claimed smaller businesses, many of which he said were "technophobic", and individuals could do more to protect themselves too.

Vale Royal NHS CCG has now confirmed that GPs will be honouring appointments today, but may not be able to access some systems and some patient records.

While it should be possible to patch and protect NHS computers running Windows XP, if the healthcare system also has medical equipment such as MRI machines that run the operating system it may be harder to completely protect the network.

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"Attackers update their software. other attackers will learn from the method and will carry out attacks".

"What we need to understand is that across these different softwares that were affected, why were some affected and not others?"

Experts expressed concern that there would be a resurgence in attacks when people return to work.

"Windows XP is "not a good platform" for ensuring critical data is secure", said Amber Rudd, home secretary for the United Kingdom, according to BBC News.

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust said some out-patient appointments had been cancelled on Monday, especially at Selby War Memorial Hospital, but most were not affected.

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