This is how much the WannaCry ransomware attack cost the NHS

    Date12 Oct 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    The WannaCry ransomware cyber attack cost the National Health Service almost £100m and led to the cancellation of 19,000 appointments, the Department of Health has revealed. The NHS wasn't specifically targeted by the global ransomware attack, but a significant number of hospitals and GP surgeries fell victim to the outbreak which took advantage of a leaked NSA hacking tool to self spread itself across vulnerable Windows systems.
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