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INC Ransom claims responsibility for attack on NHS Scotland

March 28, 2024


NHS Scotland says it managed to contain a ransomware group’s malware to a regional branch, preventing the spread of infection across the entire institution.

The INC Ransom group this week claimed responsibility for the assault on ‘NHS Scotland’, saying it stole 3TB worth of data while leaking a small number of sensitive files.

NHS Scotland is the national branch of the UK’s National Health Service and looks after the 14 Scottish regions, including NHS Dumfries and Galloway, which announced a serious cyberattack earlier this month.

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