Computer Virus Infects Three London Hospitals

Event Year: 2008 Reliability: Confirmed
Country: United Kingdom
Industry Type: Other

A computer virus infected three hospitals.  The computer systems were shut down for 24 hours.  Manual back up systems were used while the computer systems were restored.  According to Sophos expert, Graham Cluely,  a variant of the Mytob worm infected the hospitals.


Three hospitals were infected with the Mytob worm.  Computer systems were shut down for 24 hours.