Ireland's Health Service Hit By "Significant Ransomware Attack"

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Ireland's Health Service Hit By "Significant Ransomware Attack"
The HSE head of operations said the attack on their information technology systems could take a number of days to resolve.
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Ireland's health service has shut down its computer system.

It says it was a victim of a "significant ransomware attack" but it's unclear who was behind the attack.

In response, some hospitals have canceled outpatient visits.

Health officials say its COVID vaccine program is not affected by the outage.