Web of claims after cyberattack on NHS

Posted on 18 May 2017. Source: The Times

Web of claims after cyberattack on NHS

As NHS managers and some UK business executives rush to patch their IT systems after last week’s global ransomware attack, many will be chuntering to themselves: whom can we sue?

To their credit, some lawyers have been disarmingly frank in their uncertainty. “There will be a large global investigation into these attacks, and it is probable that some of the perpetrators will be identified,” says Joe Hancock, a cybersecurity expert at the London law firm Mishcon de Reya, before warning: “It is unlikely that all those responsible will be held to account.”

Read the full article in The Times here.

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