Irish Hospitals Hit by Cyberattacks, Forcing an I.T. Shutdown

Irish Hospitals Hit by Cyberattacks, Forcing an I.T. Shutdown

Health network officials have described the attack as “sophisticated,” claiming that attackers used an undetected bug in software known as zero-day to compromise their systems. They did not name the affected software or provide any evidence to support their claims. However, FireEye, the cybersecurity company, released a Report last month that a ransomware group in … Read more

A Collapse Foretold: How Brazil’s Covid-19 Outbreak Overwhelmed Hospitals

A Collapse Foretold: How Brazil’s Covid-19 Outbreak Overwhelmed Hospitals

The virus has killed more than 300,000 people in Brazil. Its spread is supported by a highly contagious variant, political disputes and distrust of science. PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – Patients arrived at hospitals in Porto Alegre that were far sicker and younger than before. Funeral homes saw a steady boom in business while exhausted doctors … Read more