The first hours of a cyber attack are crucial. Action points should be made quickly to minimize the damage.
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When an office worker starts up the computer in the morning, she finds only encrypted files.
Forensics: The IT security expert involved identifies the cause on the spot. A colleague opened the attachment, disguised as an invoice, of a fraudulent e-mail. The malicious software included encrypted all data in the network.
Data Recovery and System Improvement: After a few days, the experts remove the malware from the infected devices and recover some of the data using backup copies.
Privacy advice: After consultation with a lawyer, the affected patients are informed in accordance with data protection compliant about the security incident.