London doctor warned against UK health service cyber hack
Dr Krishna Chinthapalli
An doctor based in London had warned against the cyber-hack of the NHS just days before it crippled the country’s network. Krishna Chinthapalli, a neurology registrar at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, had said an increasing number of hospitals could be shut down by ransomeware attacks in an article on the vulnerability of the NHS network in the British Medical Journal on Wednesday (10), two days before the major cyber hack of the National Health Service (NHS) system on Friday (12). He had highlighted an incident at Papworth Hospital near Cambridge where a nurse clicked on a malicious link…
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