On August 4th, British software services provider, Advanced experienced a disruption to their systems that they have determined to be the result of a ransomware attack. It just so happens Advanced provides 85% of 111 services for the National Health Service in the United Kingdom.
UK citizens use NHS 111 services and systems to refer patients for medical care, dispatch ambulances, create appointment bookings, and fulfill emergency prescriptions. All these functions are critical to the health and safety of the UK public.
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