Largest Ransomware Attack? UHS Hospital Network
Universal Health Service (UHS) suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend. The attack prompted the organization to shut down systems at its healthcare facilities in the US. Reports from UHS employees indicate that facilities in several US states, including California, Texas, and Florida, were without access to phone systems and computers. Affected facilities are redirecting ambulances to other hospitals, and patients who require surgery are being transferred. A public statement from UHS says that its "IT Network across Universal Health Services (UHS) facilities is currently offline, due to an IT security issue."
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