XP Windows in April 2014 after the cessation of support, in the free upgrade strategy Microsoft began to strongly promote the Windows 10 system, but there are still a lot of companies and institutions have not been deployed in a timely manner to upgrade. Located in Australias Royal Melbourne hospital last week truly aware of the terrible results did not support, the hospital all the equipment still use has ceased support for Windows XP system, and last week the hospital system due to malicious programs and paralyzed, the hospital is very confusing.
The malicious program first attacked the hospital's pathology department, so the hospital workers were forced to manually perform a series of operations that rely on XP Windows system execution, including blood and tissue treatment. In addition, nurse and patient food service department work together to ensure that all hospital patients can get the correct ordering, then patient information is stored in computer has been infected.
Royal Melbourne hospital has issued an open letter to all employees, asked not to open any connection on the site, may steal account information including Google and Facebook, including. The hospital said the current situation has been controlled, the IT team all through the night finally to deal with the malicious program.
The hospital said in a statement: "surgery and emergency departments are functioning properly. Affected by the attack a small number of outpatient cancel. Our staff have been working hard in the past few days to ensure patient safety and reduce the impact to a minimum. Our IT team responded positively to the correct and timely troubleshooting tools, and we hope that everything can be returned to normal as soon as possible."