Hospital computer systems across the US have been affected by a cyberattack, prompting many states’ emergency departments to close on Thursday and rerouting ambulances.
On Friday, several primary healthcare facilities were still shuttered as security professionals tried to identify the scope of the issue and fix it.
The “data security incident” started on Thursday at establishments run by Prospect Medical Holdings, a company with hospitals and clinics not just in California but also in Texas, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.
When we became aware of this, we shut down our systems to safeguard them and began an investigation with the aid of outside cybersecurity experts read more Cyberattack disrupts hospital computer systems across US hindering services.
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