Jeremy Hunt ‘ignored warning signs’ before cyber-attack hit NHS

Shadow health secretary says concerns were repeatedly flagged about outdated computer systems that are vulnerable to attack

Jeremy Hunt has been accused of ignoring “extensive warning signs” that could have an unprecedented global cyber-attack that plunged the NHS into chaos this weekend.

Hospitals across England and Scotland have been crippled by a global attack that targeted tends of thousands of computers around the world and saw around 45 NHS organisations infiltrated by malicious software on Friday.

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Source: The Guardian