Cyber Attack Disrupted Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC)

May 28, 2022


Southern Ohio Medical Center says its computer software has been hit by a targeted cyber-attack. Officials say a third party gained access to computer servers. The hospital says it is currently working with federal law enforcement officers and internet security firms to investigate the incident.

It is not affecting inpatient care, however. The hospital says it is currently diverting ambulances to other hospitals and may have to reschedule some procedures. The hospital says patients will be contacted directly to let them know. The hospital says it will continue to provide more information as it becomes available.

Incident Date

November 11, 2021

Estimated Cost


Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified