MPs: A Year After WannaCry, NHS Must Take ‘Urgent’ Security Action


The NHS and the government have failed to act on lessons learned from the incident, Public Accounts Committee says

MPs have criticised the government and the NHS for failing to put measures into place that could prevent attacks similar to the WannaCry malware incident nearly one year ago.

WannaCry, which affected more than 200,000 computers in at least 100 countries, caused the NHS to cancel nearly 20,000 hospital appointments due to the disruption.

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Source: Silicon