AIIMS Delhi Server Attacked by Hackers: Report by a Senior Government Source Reveals Attack to be From China
The recent cyber attack on AIIMS, Delhi hospital servers has its source from China. A report from a senior government source confirms that the attack was from China.
Let’s Look in to the Matter
There recently was a cyber attack on the AIIMS, Delhi hospital’s servers. The information in the 5 servers which were infiltered by the Chinese hackers are now successfully retrieved.
AIIMS had first experienced an issue with its servers on the 23rd of November and followed by this the cyber attack took place. Of the 100 servers in AIIMS which include 40 physical servers and 60 virtual servers, 5 were attacked and successfully infiltered by the Chinese hackers.
The attack would have been severe but is now under control. Currently all the hospital services including patient details, laboratory details and all are being recorded manually.
The retrieved data for its huge volume will take some time to be fully restored in the servers and till then, hospital services will work in a manual mode.
A special cell of the Delhi Police has started an investigation into the cyber attack. A team of forensic experts from CFSL – Central Forensic Lab has also been assigned to find the proper source of the attack.