Ireland’s Health Services hit with $20 million ransomware demand

Ireland's health service was hit with a ransomware attack after their hardware got encrypted, disrupting health care in the country.

Their systems were shut down on Friday for them to further assess the situation.

Through screenshots of a chat between the attackers and Irelands HSE, the attackers claimed to have access to the HSE network for two weeks, stealing over 700GB of unencrypted files, including patient info, employee info, contact information, financial statements, payroll, and more.

The attackers demand ~19,999,000 to decrypt and delete the stolen data.

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