In the backdrop of alleged malware attack in the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, a special cell of Delhi police has launched an investigation into it.
As per the media reports, a team of the Central Forensic Lab (CFSL) is deployed to check the infected server of the AIIMS Delhi. It will identify the source of the malware attack. Moreover, a collaborative effort from team of CFSL Delhi and Ahmadabad is also underway to ascertain if the attack were initiated from outside the country.
Apart from this, the Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO) unit of Delhi police too had initiated a parallel investigation, the media reports revealed.
The Union Home Ministry and IT Ministry are conducting the rectification and restoration of servers affected in the alleged malware attack, the official sources revealed to media.
AIIMS has around 40 physical and 100 virtual servers and of these, five have been infected with the ransomware, reports in the media said.
Previously, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences authorities notified that the e-hospital data of its servers has been successfully restored back and the network is being sanitised.
AIIMS also informed about the restoration process of the data and said that due to the vast volume of data and a large number of servers, the hospital is taking its time. The hospital also said that measures are being taken against the cybersecurity threat.
Earlier, the hospital stated that all its hospital services will continue to work in offline mode including in-patient, outpatient, and laboratories etc.
On November 23, failure in the servers of AIIMS were reported.