Ransomware cyber attack information
Barry Salmon made this Freedom of Information request to Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Dear Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,
Do you have any end point or anti-virus software installed on your network devices?
Has your organisation ever been the victim of a ransomware attack which meant that an external hacker encrypted a PC or device or network within your organisation and demanded payment in order to decrypt the device? Y/N
How often have you experienced an attack in the last 12 months?
How much did the attacker demand as a ransom for each attack?
How did you respond:
a) We paid the ransom
b) Threw away the device
c) Used decrypter or other technology to regain the use of the encrypted device
c) Other (Please describe)
Did you notify the police? Y/N
What was their advice?
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Request under Freedom of Information Act 2000 Our reference 3586
Dear Mr Salmon,
Thank you for your request for information received on 04 June 2016, a copy of which is below.
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Dear Mr Salmon
Please find attached our response to your FOI request, our reference 3586.
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