Stolen test data and NHS numbers published by Qilin hackers


A gang of cyber criminals causing huge disruption to multiple London hospitals has published sensitive patient data stolen from an NHS blood testing company.

Overnight on Thursday, Qilin shared almost 400GB of the private information on their darknet site. The gang has been trying to extort money from NHS provider Synnovis since they hacked the firm on 3 June. Cyber security expert Ciaran Martin told the BBC it was “one of the most significant and harmful cyber attacks ever in the UK.”

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Source: BBC News


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