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Offline ssfc72

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https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLz_B0PFGIn4ccgXclIq9gdmf_nFNz-Og8

10 episode podcast

A North Korea hacking group who among other attacks, shut down all the computers in the hospitals in Britain and other worldwide computers with a ransomware attack.  Episode 10 deals with the British hospital attacks and how one young British computer expert was able to turn off the attacks.

edit - this is a non fictional podcast. I remember seeing the UK hospital computer system attack, in the news, back then
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Stupid question here but is this fictional?
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Sorry, i forgot to note that this is a non fictional event.  I remember seeing the UK hospital computer system attack, in the news, back then.
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The 10 th episode covers the ransomware  computer attack on the all the UK hospitals computer network, as well as computers worldwide.
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Thanks for the clarification. It sounds like an interesting series. I do remember some UK hospital ransomware attacks in the press but wasn't sure if this was it. Scary stuff.
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