A cyber-attack has reached international volume today as hospitals across the United Kingdom have seen their patient data locked and scrambled by ransomware. The data is vital to patient care and emergency treatment services. Ambulances have been diverted and some general practice locations have suspended service. Eleven other countries have reported attacks as well including the U.S., Russia, and Spain. Learn more about cybersecurity in healthcare here. Read the full news article here.

Update: The cyberattacks have spread to hospitals in 70 countries, worldwide.