Reply to post: It doesn't have to be connected to t'internet

UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT

adam 40 Bronze badge

It doesn't have to be connected to t'internet

Exactly - all NHS computers I've seen recently have USB ports within a patient's reach, it just takes a miscreant to plug in a memory stick and blammo!

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020