Eurofins Scientific: Cyber-attack leads to backlog of 20000 forensic samples

The real world impact of cyber attacks…:

[…] The NPCC said it decided three weeks ago that it was safe for police forces to use the firm again.

Since then, it has managed to reduce the backlog to 15,000.

The “overwhelming majority” of cases – which include specimens from suspects and evidence from crime scenes – will be cleared within two months, the police body added.

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