London Hospitals Knew of Cyber Vulnerabilities Years Before Hack

A group of London hospitals struggling to contain the fallout from a cyberattack against a critical supplier had known for years about weaknesses that left them vulnerable to hacks, according to documents reviewed by Bloomberg News.

The Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, which runs five major hospitals in the London area, has failed to meet the UK health service’s data security standards in recent years and acknowledged as recently as April that “cybersecurity remained a high risk” to its operations, according to publicly available documents that outline board of directors’ meetings.

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