Cyber Attack Halts Radiation Treatment By Oahu Cancer Center

Eleni Gill reports:

A cyber security breach temporarily halted cancer radiation treatment services at The Cancer Center of Hawaii on Oahu, the center acknowledged today.

The company, which conducts radiation treatment for cancer patients at two locations — Pali Momi Medical Center and St. Francis’ hospital campus in Liliha — confirmed Tuesday it experienced a computer network hack on Nov. 5. In response, the company shut down its network servers which temporarily kept them from being able to offer radiation services to cancer patients.

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