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On 18 May 2021, the computer information systems of five hospitals from the Waikato District Health Board in New Zealand were targeted by an unidentified group who [https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/waikato-dhb-cyber-attack-group-claims-responsibility-says-it-has-confidential-patient-details/OV6DORGTXIU474ANBCZH7NXZOY/ claimed responsibility] for the ransomware attack. The operation brought down more than 600 servers, hindering access to patient information and communications through the hospital’s lines, impeding the payment of wages and affecting laboratory and radiological services, which took several weeks to restore. The perpetrators accessed patient and staff confidential information and financial data and later [https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/ldr/455535/waikato-dhb-warned-a-cyberattack-catastrophic-for-patient-safety leaked it on the dark web], affecting more than 4,200 people. In the Toolkit, and [[Scenario 14: Ransomware campaign|Scenario 14]] addresses the issue of ransomware campaigns launched by non-State groups, and the situation of cyber operations against medical facilities is specifically considered in [[Scenario 20: Cyber operations against medical facilities|Scenario 20]].
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On 18 May 2021, the computer information systems of five hospitals from the Waikato District Health Board in New Zealand were targeted by an unidentified group who [https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/waikato-dhb-cyber-attack-group-claims-responsibility-says-it-has-confidential-patient-details/OV6DORGTXIU474ANBCZH7NXZOY/ claimed responsibility] for the ransomware attack. The operation brought down more than 600 servers, hindering access to patient information and communications through the hospital’s lines, impeding the payment of wages and affecting laboratory and radiological services, which took several weeks to restore. The perpetrators accessed patient and staff confidential information and financial data and later [https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/ldr/455535/waikato-dhb-warned-a-cyberattack-catastrophic-for-patient-safety leaked it on the dark web], affecting more than 4,200 people. In the Toolkit, [[Scenario 14: Ransomware campaign|Scenario 14]] addresses the issue of ransomware campaigns launched by non-State groups, and the situation of cyber operations against medical facilities is specifically considered in [[Scenario 20: Cyber operations against medical facilities|Scenario 20]].
 
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