Hackers attacked a Russian hospital during surgery on the brain of the child

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Albert Sufianova: fcn-tmn.ru

Hackers organized the attack on the computer systems of the Federal centre of neurosurgery in Tyumen directly during major surgery. This was during the international Congress on cybersecurity, said the head of Sberbank German Gref, reports TASS.

According to him, the incident occurred a few days ago during complex operations on the brain 13-year-old patient. In the course of surgery medical devices has been disabled due to hacking. Chief physician of the center of Sufianov albert managed to finish the operation, without relying on electronic indicators.

The head of Sberbank said that the attackers hacked into computers and devices with the help of the virus-the extortioner under the name Blizzard. At the personal request Sufianova cybersecurity experts visited the neurosurgery center and restored the data, returning the computer system to life.

More than three years ago, unknown attackers broke into the website of Chelyabinsk city hospital. Then the portal was placed the “plug” with the logo of the unknown organization, and in the background sounded Oriental music.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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