News | Accident and Emergency
15 Jun 2021 4:04
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    A computer science expert hopes Waikato DHB's cyber security woes are over by tomorrow

    A computer science expert hopes Waikato DHB's cyber security woes are over by tomorrow


    The District Health Board's IT service is down after a major cyber incident, affecting all clinical services and forcing patient appointments to be cancelled.

    AUT professor Dave Parry says it appears to be a ransomware attack.

    He says that's where attackers encrypt files and say they'll give passwords in return for payment.

    But Parry says New Zealand doesn't pay ransomware.

    He says the DHB can restore things from backups - which takes time and has to be done systematically - but he would be surprised if it takes more than a day.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Accident and Emergency News
     14 Jun: Relief for West Coast Police - after finding a missing 86-year-old Grey District man
     14 Jun: A woman will appear before the court almost a year after Arrowtown teen Allanah Walker's death in a car crash
     14 Jun: Officials are assessing the remains of a massive fire in Wellington for asbestos risk
     14 Jun: Emergency services have been busy across the North Island
     14 Jun: Investigation continues into a suspicious fire in Wellington
     14 Jun: A child is in a serious condition in Auckland's Starship Hospital, after being struck by a car
     14 Jun: Time is running out for people to have their say about speeds on certain state highways north of Auckland
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Lydia Ko's coach Sean Foley has been recognised in the New Zealand golf awards More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Government's denied it's Clear Car Package is breaking tax promises More...



     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Relief for West Coast Police - after finding a missing 86-year-old Grey District man 21:56

    Entertainment:
    Kanye West has unfollowed his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian West, and her family on social media 21:30

    Business:
    The Government's denied it's Clear Car Package is breaking tax promises 21:16

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian West failed her second attempt at the baby bar exam 21:00

    Entertainment:
    Julianne Moore is a "big fan of therapy" 20:30

    Entertainment:
    The Duchess of Cambridge “can’t wait” to meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's new daughter Lilibet 20:00

    Entertainment:
    China's annual Dragon Boat Festival races thrill crowds, who feast on Zongzi 19:56

    Entertainment:
    Drag queen Bianca Del Rio has designed and released her own vodka 19:30

    Entertainment:
    Ruby Rose was "crucified at school" because of her sexuality 19:00

    Business:
    farmers are suggesting they don't have enough time to adjust to incoming fees on high emission cars 18:56


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd