19 May 2021

Cyber security attack affects Waikato DHB hospitals

From First Up, 5:48 am on 19 May 2021

Clinical services at Waikato, Thames, Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumarunui hospitals are seriously affected by a cyber security incident with all phones and computers down. Waikato District Health Board say they are trying to resolve the situation as soon as possible and that they've asked for outside help in "addressing a cyber security incident affecting our Information Services environment". Cybersecurity expert Professor Dave Parry spoke with Nathan Rarere.