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iolaire
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« on: May 12, 2017, 08:34:22 PM »

Sorry to hear about the malware spreading across the U.K. Health system. I hope it doesn't affect your dialysis centers and your overall health.
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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2017, 05:12:21 AM »

Should be fixed soon.  Someone discovered the "kill switch" to stop the malware.

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/13/accidental-hero-finds-kill-switch-to-stop-spread-of-ransomware-cyber-attack?CMP=share_btn_tw
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2017, 06:54:50 AM »

That's good. Doesn't effect people already encrypted. I'm wondering if some one will be able to get rid of the encryption as well. They have solutions to other encryption attacks.
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I travel with my wife as a hobby and am on Dialysis, recent trips include Brussels.  We return to South Africa (Cape Town) in November 2016. I've also visited a few other US DaVita centers and have had good experiences.

I still owe a write-up for Montreal for October 2016.
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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2017, 08:31:52 AM »

Some hospitals have paid the ransom money.  That has started this kidnapping of health care computers.  At least that is my understanding.

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