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Hackers demand Rs 200 crore in cryptocurrency from AIIMS-Delhi as server down for sixth day

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 New Delhi: The patient care services in the emergency, outpatient, inpatient and laboratory wings are being managed manually as the servers remained down, sources said. India Computer Emergency Response Team ,Delhi Police and representatives of the Ministry of Home Affairs are probing the ransomware attack.

The server of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) remained down for the sixth consecutive day after hackers allegedly demanded Rs 200 crore in Cryptocurrency. Official source said on Monday. 

India Computer Emergency Response Team , Delhi Police and representatives of the Ministry of Home Affairs are probing the ransomware attack.

On 25th nov case of extortion and cyber terrorism was registered by the Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations  unit of the Delhi Police .

Along with this, the work of network sanitization of AIIMS is going on. Antivirus solutions are organized for servers and computers. It is installed on 1,200 out of 5,000 computers. The source said that 20 out of 50 servers have been scanned and this activity is going on 24×7.

The source said, "The complete sanitization of the network is likely to continue for five more days. After this, the e-hospital services can be started in a phased manner. Patient care services including emergency, outpatient, inpatient, laboratory etc. are going."

Hackers demand Rs 200 crore in cryptocurrency from AIIMS-Delhi as server down for sixth day