Tuesday, November 18, 2008

UK: Computer Virus Affects Hospitals

Via The BBC.

Three London hospitals have been forced to shut down their entire computer systems for at least 24 hours after being hit by a virus.

St Bartholomew's (Barts) in the City, the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel and The London Chest Hospital in Bethnal Green are affected.

A spokesman said well-rehearsed emergency procedures were in place.

More here.

Hat-tip: Security Watch


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