Should the NHS have done more to protect itself against ransomware? UPDATED

Stuart Sumner
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The frequency and severity of cyber attacks which successfully attack the NHS suggest that it doesn't take security seriously enough
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The frequency and severity of cyber attacks which successfully attack the NHS suggest that it doesn't take security seriously enough

The global ransomware outbreak of the 'WanaCrypt0r' malware recently took down swathes of NHS trusts in the UK - should the organisation have done more to protect itself?

UPDATE: NHS Digital has confirmed to Computing that it issued the appropriate security patch to NHS staff in April. Full comment at the end of the article. Original story begins below: The gl...

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