SYNLAB UK & Ireland:

Cyber Attack Update: 21 June 2024

Published: 21st June 2024

On 3 June, Synnovis – a pathology services partnership between two London-based hospital Trusts and SYNLAB – was the victim of a cyber attack. Last night a group claiming responsibility for the cyber attack published data online that they allege belongs to Synnovis.

We know how worrying this development may be for many people. An analysis of this data is already underway. This analysis, run in conjunction with the NHS, the National Cyber Security Centre and other partners, aims to confirm whether the data was taken from Synnovis’ systems and what information it contains.

We will keep our service users, employees and partners updated as the investigation progresses.

Media Queries:

For all media queries relating to the cyber attack please contact:
Telephone : +44 (0) 20 3077 0549
Email: [email protected]

Notes to Editors:
  1. Synnovis is a pathology partnership between Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College Hospitals NHS Trust, and SYNLAB, Europe’s largest provider of medical testing and diagnostics.
  2. Guidance is available from the National Cyber Security Centre here [Data breach guidance for individuals – NCSC.GOV.UK].
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