Iranian State Hackers Targeted Boston Children's Hospital in 'Despicable' Cyberattack
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Calling the incident “one of the most despicable cyberattacks I’ve ever seen,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said that hackers working for the Iranian government last summer attempted to break into and damage computer systems at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Speaking at a conference at Boston College, Wray said that authorities were able to respond quickly to protect “both the network and the sick kids who depended on it.” Last fall, federal agencies said in a technical alert that Iranian hackers accessed “environmental control networks” at a children’s hospital through a flaw in a cybersecurity appliance but had not previously disclosed details or named an affected hospital. (Dustin Volz / Wall Street Journal)
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