Louisiana Hospital Disclosed Hackers Accessed Systems

December 30, 2022

INCIDENT

Hackers accessed the personal data of nearly 270,000 patients in an attempted ransomware attack on Lake Charles Memorial Health System. LCMH thwarted the hackers’ attempt to encrypt its computers and prevented any disruption to patient care, according to spokesperson Allison Livingston. The health care provider’s own security team detected the hack.

Incident Date

October 1, 2022

Estimated Cost

Unknown

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source