Ransomware Cyber attack on AIIMS Delhi server
India's top tertiary care hospital AIIMS New Delhi on Wednesday reported a massive cyber attack on its servers with patient services adversely affected all day.
AIIMS said the National Informatics Centre E hospital service it uses was down with NIC teams suspecting a ransomware attack.
A vast range of hospital services including outpatient, inpatient billing, appointments, and laboratory report generation were affected and as of 7.30 pm all services, including Smart Lab services, were running in manual mode causing tremendous inconvenience to patients and attendants and leading to service delays and hassles.
A probe has been launched with AIIMS reporting the cyber incident to Delhi police.
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Dr. Nandita Mohan
BDS, MDS( Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)