Suspected ransomware attack disrupts hospital chain

Washington (AFP) – A suspected ransomware attack disrupted patient care at a large chain of hospitals and clinics operating in the United States and Britain, the latest in a series of cyberattacks on the health care system in recent months.Universal Health Services said in a statement it suffered “an information technology security incident” on Sunday which “may result in temporary disruptions to certain aspects of our clinical and financial operations.”UHS, which operates 26 acute care hospitals and other health facilities in the US and Britain, said acute care and behavioral health operation…

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