INCIDENT: CommonSpirit, a Large US Hospital Chain, Patient Care Impacted by Ransomware Attack.

One of the largest hospital chains in the U.S. was hit with a suspected ransomware attack this week. The attack lead to delayed surgeries, hold ups in patient care and rescheduled doctor appointments across the country. Multiple hospitals were affected, including CHI Memorial Hospital in Tennessee, some St. Luke’s hospitals in Texas, and Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle.

Incident Date

October 3, 2022

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

unknown

Type of Malware:

Threat Source:

References:

  • CommonSpirit’s ‘IT security incident’ was likely cyberattack, security experts say
  • Ransomware attack delays patient care at hospitals across the U.S.

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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