U.K. National Health Service Hit by Cyber Attack | #government | #hacking | #cyberattack


A software outage affecting the U.K. National Health Service (NHS) was caused by a cyber attack, it has been confirmed.

Advanced, a firm providing digital services for NHS 111, said the attack was spotted at 07:00 BST on Thursday.

The attack targeted the system used to refer patients for care, including ambulances being dispatched, out-of-hours appointment bookings and emergency prescriptions.

Read the full story at the BBC



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