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Only 6 ransomware attacks on the UK's NHS since WannaCry worm hit in 2017 – report

By Tim Anderson 29 Jan 2020 at 20:01

The NHS has suffered 209 successful ransomware attacks since 2014, according to new figures based on Freedom of Information requests, but with a dramatic improvement since 2017, the year WannaCry ransomware hit the health service. The figures, posted in a report from research company Comparitech, show the following since 2014: 209 or more successful attacks...

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