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Hackers Cripple Prestigious Indian Hospital’s IT Systems (1)

Nov. 30, 2022, 5:41 AM

Cyberattackers have crippled systems at one of India’s most prominent hospitals for a week, forcing the institution to operate a raft of key medical services and labs manually.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences -- a hospital that’s traditionally treated the country’s top politicians -- has succumbed to a ransomware attack that’s shut down centralized records, people familiar with the matter said.

India’s premier state-run teaching hospital has advised various departments to store data individually until systems can be restored, the people said, asking to remain anonymous disclosing sensitive information. The downtime is exerting a domino effect across a ...