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Hackers Cripple Prestigious Indian Hospital’s IT Systems

  • AIIMS has been running services in manual mode since last week
  • The hospital scrambling to restore data and clean its servers
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Cyberattackers have crippled systems at one of India’s most prominent hospitals for a week, forcing the institution to operate a raft of key medical services and labs manually.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences -- a hospital that’s traditionally treated the country’s top politicians -- has succumbed to a ransomware attack that’s shut down centralized records, people familiar with the matter said.