A ransomware attack took 100 Romanian hospitals down


Authorities in Romania confirmed that a ransomware attack that targeted the Hipocrate Information System (HIS) has disrupted operations for at least 100 hospitals.

Hipocrate Information System (HIS) is a software suite designed to manage the medical and administrative activities of hospitals and other healthcare institutions.

The attack took place on February 11 and encrypted data in the production servers.

“During the night of February 11 to 12, 2024, a massive cyber ransomware attack took place on the production servers on which the HIS IT system runs. As a result of the attack, the system is down, files and databases are encrypted.” reported the Romanian Ministry of Health.