CB team moves to Berhampur to probe WannaCry virus attack

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Bhubaneswar: A three-member Crime Branch cyber police team led by Inspector Anil Anand moved to Berhampur  this morning to conduct an investigation into the incident of data hacking in the Information Management System of the City Hospital reported yesterday.

The State Crime Branch had taken so motu cognizance of the incident and ordered to conduct a probe yesterday. Accordingly, the team has moved to Berhampur .

It may be noted that the data system of the hospital was found fallen prey to the WannaCry virus yesterday by officials.

The team of cybercrime cell would take up the probe from Berhampur Town Police which had initially registered the case about the attack following an FIR lodged by additional district medical officer (ADMO), Ganjam, Saroj Mishra.

Following the incident, two experts from information and technology (IT) department visited the hospital to investigate into the powerful virus attack.