Operations Impacted at Top Pediatric Hospital in US

April 4, 2024


Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago took IT systems offline after a cyberattack. The security incident severely impacted normal operations also causing the delay of medical care. Lurie confirmed that the attack disrupted the hospital’s access to the internet, email, phone services, and the MyChat platform. “The incident has impacted phones, emails, internet service, some elective surgeries and procedures even had to be canceled.”

Incident Date

February 3, 2024

Estimated Cost

some surgeries and procedures canceled

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified