[SecurityWeek] Ireland’s Health Service Executive Held to Ransom by Conti Gang

Ireland’s Health Service Executive (HSE) was hit by a ransomware attack late last week, forcing the organization to shut down its IT system (reported as more than 80,000 computers) on Friday. Green Party Minister of State for Communications Ossian Smyth said the attack was “possibly the most significant cybercrime attack on the Irish State”.

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