Slowly, but the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona it recovers little by little of the cyberattack he suffered last week at the hands of the cybercrime firm RamsonHouse, that has blackmailed the Government with post and resell your data (among them, those of clinical trials in cancer and autoimmune diseases, fields in which the hospital is a leader) if he does not pay him $4.5 million. The Government has already warned that it will not.
This weekend the Clinic has recovered the stroke and heart attack codes (the urgency of these two affectations), whose patients last week were referred to other hospitals. “Now they are treated in the hospital stroke codes, of subarachnoid hemorrhage, heart attack, severe polytrauma and sepsis”, the hospital collects in a release sent this afternoon.
Even so, the center is still running slowly. So far, it has been able to reactivate 30% of the servers, which are analyzed to ensure that there is no trace of the cyberattack, thanks to the joint work of the Information Systems Directorate and the Catalan Cybersecurity Agency.
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The Clínic professionals continue to work manually and, despite it, the hospital is maintaining the activity scheduled since Friday: the 90% of scheduled surgery, he 40% outpatient surgery and the 70% of the activity of external consultations.
In addition, as the statement recalls, the hospitalization and the urgent activity they have not stopped doing, as well as the care for victims of sexual assault area in which the Clínic is the benchmark in Barcelona.
Besides, the extraction center works at 20%, and care is given to patients who need continuity in treatments, surgeries and invasive tests.
People who have to go to the hospital will receive a call confirming the visit, reports the center.
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