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UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT

frank ly Silver badge

Surprises?

"... it also meant that the Trust’s telephone system is not able to accept incoming calls."

Is that because they use VoIP?

"My wife is a GP and their systems were just shut down ..."

Is there not local storage and caching for local patient data? Either it's not very resilient or this is a massive attack.

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