Several hospitals in southwestern Ontario have been hit by a ransomware cyberattack compromising both patient and employee data. The hospitals, including Bluewater Health and Windsor Regional Hospital, are working with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement agencies to address the situation. The affected hospitals have also warned that ongoing system outages may disrupt scheduled appointments and are advising non-emergency patients to seek care at local clinics.
Rampant ransomware attacks have hit the healthcare industry, with incidents increasing by more than 600%, costing an average of $10 million per breach. This has