Hackers have allegedly demanded an estimated Rs 200 crore in cryptocurrency from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi as its server remained out of order for the sixth consecutive day, official sources mentioned on Monday.

It's feared that information of round 3-4 crore sufferers might have been compromised because of the breach detected Wednesday morning.

Affected person care providers in emergency, outpatient, inpatient and laboratory wings are being managed manually because the server remained down, the sources mentioned.

The India Laptop Emergency Response Workforce (CERT-IN), Delhi Police and representatives of the Ministry of House Affairs are investigating the ransomware assault.


A case of extortion and cyber terrorism was registered by the Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations (IFSO) unit of the Delhi Police on November 25.

Official sources mentioned web providers are blocked on computer systems on the hospital on the suggestions of the investigating businesses.

The AIIMS server has saved information of a number of VIPs, together with former prime ministers, ministers, bureaucrats and judges.


“Hackers have allegedly demanded round Rs 200 crore in cryptocurrency,” one of many sources informed PTI.

In the meantime, the NIC e-hospital database and utility servers for e-hospital have been restored. The NIC crew is scanning and cleansing an infection from different e-hospital servers situated at AIIMS that are required for supply of hospital providers, an official supply mentioned.

4 bodily servers organized for restoring e-hospital providers have been scanned and ready for the databases and purposes.


Additionally, the AIIMS community sanitisation is in progress. Antivirus options have been organised for servers and computer systems. It has been put in on almost 1,200 out of 5,000 computer systems. Twenty out of fifty servers have been scanned and this exercise is ongoing 24×7, the supply mentioned.


The total sanitisation of the community is more likely to proceed for 5 extra days. Thereafter, e-hospital providers will be rolled out in a phased method. Affected person care providers together with emergency, outpatient, inpatient,laboratory and so on providers are being continued on handbook mode,” the supply mentioned. PTI

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