FOI 4131 IT Ransomeware

1. Did your trust shut down any IT systems in response to the ransomware attack, known as WannaCry, on or after 12 May, 2017? No

 

2. How many computers/servers/devices infected in the ransomware attack, known as WannaCry, on 12 May, 2017? Zero.

 

3. How many planned appointments and/or operations did the trust cancel/postpone/reschedule as a result, either direct or indirect, of the WannaCry ransomware attack? Zero.

 

4. Did you trust put in place any emergency ambulance diverts from its emergency department as a result of the Wannacry ransomware attack? No

 

5. How many “serious incidents” occurred at your trust as a result, direct or indirect, of the Wannacry ransomware attack? Zero.

 

6. Was there any other impact on clinical care, for example delays or lack of access to tests? No.

 

7. In 14 March, 2017, Microsoft released a patch for computers/servers/devices to remove the specific vulnerability. This was made available to trusts by NHS Digital on 25 April, 2017, and trusts were explicitly informed of this availability on 27 April, 2017. On May 12, 2017, had your trust applied the patch detailed above to all computers/server/devices running a version of Windows to which the patch was applicable? Yes.

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