WA: Aberdeen hospital’s computers struck by ransomware hack attack

KOMO in Washington reports on a ransomware incident originally discovered in June, and first mentioned in the media on July 24.

A ransomware attack by hackers has scrambled data on computer systems at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen, including patient health information, officials said Wednesday.

The attack, which is designed to block the hospital’s access to its computer systems until a sum of money is paid, was originally discovered in June. The same attack also struck Harbor Medical Group in Grays Harbor County.

Read more on KOMO.

No numbers have been revealed by the facilities and this hasn’t shown up on HHS’s breach tool yet, either.

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