INCIDENT: Louisiana Hospital Disclosed Hackers Accessed Systems

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

Location

United States

Estimated Cost

Unknown

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

References:

  • HACKERS ACCESSED DATA ON 270K PATIENTS FROM LOUISIANA HOSPITAL SYSTEM IN ATTEMPTED RANSOMWARE ATTACK
  • Hackers accessed data on 270,000 patients from Louisiana hospital system in attempted ransomware attack

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