Is the media interest in Barts Health Trust cyber attack worse than the cyber attack?

Reporting continues on investigation into a cyber attack at Barts Health Trust, which runs five hospitals in east London.

Initially some reports suggested the Barts had been hit by a ransomware attack, which would have meant malware had encrypted files and the attackers were demanding a ransom to unencrypt. According to some reports the number of ransomware attacks around the world increased rapidly in 2016, affecting a wide range of organisations, including several hospitals.

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