Too early to jump to conclusions, but the fact remains - obsolete medical programs and computers with old operating systems are hardly prepared to cope with the new group of criminals willing to obtain patients' medical records, credit card information and personal data. Wanna Cry ransomware attack has shattered U.K.'s National Health Service (NHS) and affected hundreds of thousands of devices all over the world.
Wanna Cry is said to affect computers in 150 countries with ransomware that is combined with a worm which enabled it to spread so quickly. It is reported 200,000 users were impacted by WannaCry - one of the most widespread cyber attacks in history.
5 Groups to Blame for the Ransomware Attacks – Fortune
WannaCry Ransomware Attack Summary – Norton Rose Fulbright
Combatting the Massive Wave of WannaCry Ransomware – Hogan Lovells