Healthcare organizations in Ireland, New Zealand and Canada facing intrusions and ransomware attacks

Three healthcare institutions in Canada, Ireland and New Zealand are in the midst of security incidents this week, highlighting the perilous cybersecurity landscape within some of the world’s most important organizations.

Ireland’s Department of Health was attacked twice in the last week, eventually shutting down their entire IT system after a ransomware attack last Thursday. The same group also hit the Health Service Executive with a ransomware attack. Chief Operations Officer of the Health Service Executive Anne O’Connor told The Journal that the office had been hit by the Conti ransomware.

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Source: ZDNet