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

If Yes

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

If yes

What was their advice?

Many thanks,

Barry Salmon

IGTeam, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Regards.

 

IG Team

IGTeam, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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.

We are processing your request and will write to you again shortly when we are in a position to respond.

Yours sincerely,

Ian Bentley
IG Administrator

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IGTeam, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Salmon

Please find attached our response to your FOI request, our reference 3586.

Yours sincerely

IG Team

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