NHS Dumfries and Galloway write to affected patients

18/06/2024 | The Register

The CEO of NHS Dumfries and Galloway will write to the affected residents addressing the cyberattack that took place in February. The attack resulted in the theft and publication of patient and staff data after the trust refused to comply with the hackers' demands. A draft of the letters was posted on the NHS Dumfries and Galloway website, providing details about the cyberattack's implications and offering guidance on how to stay safe online. The CEO, Julie White, highlighted the seriousness of the situation and advised residents to remain vigilant against potential security breaches or unauthorised data access.

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