medusa attacks Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre

Incident Date:

May 5, 2023

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medusa attacks Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre


Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre




Westmead, Australia

, Australia

First Reported

May 5, 2023

Cybersecurity Challenges in Healthcare: The Case of Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre

“A cybersecurity specialist says the case of a ransomware group demanding the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre in western Sydney pay AUD100,000 within a seven-day deadline highlights the challenges of implementing any ransom payment ban. On May 5, 2023, the Medusa ransomware gang issued the deadline, saying that they would begin releasing patient data unless payment arrived on time. The incident is the latest in a growing series of cyberattacks targeting Australian health and allied health entities.”

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