The directions are clear and posted on the entrance of the ERU Rouen.
All computer systems within the hospital are affected. The pc system is out of order leading to very vital delays. For sufferers who do not need a life-saving emergency, please seek the advice of a medical dwelling or different emergency division outdoors the hospital.
An unprecedented laptop assault
Joined by phone, the communication division of Rouen College Hospital mentioned that the assault occurred final night time (Friday, November 15) at 20h. As a precautionary precept, the process offers for the fast shutdown of all computer systems within the hospital throughout an incident of this type.
All through the night time, between 20 and 30 folks from the IT division labored to resolve this disaster. This unprecedented cyber assault has managed to thwart the quite a few laptop safety programs of the College Hospital Heart.
No data for the time on the authors of this piracy. The rumors of ransom demand, which may flow into on social networks, are in any case unfounded ensures the course of the institution.
No hazard to the well being of sufferers however delays
The communication from the hospital makes it clear that there isn’t any hazard for sufferers. Nonetheless, all of the computer systems which have been affected, it’s the entire functioning of the construction which is impacted: from the administration of the admission of the sufferers to the transmission of the outcomes of examination by the prescriptions.
The medical workers needed to work once more in writing and over the cellphone. These degraded situations brought on vital delays. This led the hospital administration to ask sufferers whose lives weren’t in danger to maneuver to different care settings.
This cyberattack impacts all of the websites of Rouen College Hospital:
– Charles Nicolle Hospital Heart
– The Bois-Guillaume Hospital
– Saint-Julien Hospital of Petit-Quevilly
– Oissel Hospital
– EHPAD Bouciaut in Mont-Saint-Aignan
The return to regular will likely be gradual.
Reactions on social networks
For some hours already, on Twitter, the feedback are multiplying coming from CHU workers. To every his personal fashion :
Laptop hacking at Rouen College Hospital. Shutdown all computer systems. degraded procedures.
An attractive mess that exhibits our fragility.
– MARIE Jean-Paul (@ MARIEJeanPaul7) November 16, 2019
François Verly and Véronique Arnould went on web site. See their explanations (modifying: Marie-Céline Varin):