Ransomware attack cripples AIIMS services


Ransomware attack cripThe National Informatics Centre (NIC) at AIIMS Delhi on Wednesday said that a ransomware attack affected the hospital server due to which day to day activities including OPD registrations and blood sample reports remained halted at the premier institute.Doctors and patients complained of the facility being down post which it was found that there was a ransomware attack.“Today the server for National Informatics Centre’s Hospital being used at AIlMS, New Delhi was down due to which outpatient and inpatient digital hospital services including, smart lab, billing, report generation, appointment system etc, have been affected. All these services are running on manual mode currently,” said a statement issued by the institute.

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