Hackers steal clinical data in NHS Dumfries and Galloway cyberattack

27/03/2024 | The Guardian

NHS Dumfries and Galloway has confirmed that the Inc Ransom hacker group has obtained a "small number" of patients' data following a cyber-attack first reported earlier this month. The group claims to have three terabytes of data from NHS Scotland. They included a "proof pack" of some of the data, which the health board has confirmed as genuine.

NHS Dumfries and Galloway chief executive Jeff Ace condemned the attack and said that patients whose data had been compromised would be contacted.

The Scottish government stated that the breach was limited to one health board.

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