New York Hospital System Compromised by Cyberattack Campaign

Government Technology: A cyberattack on the St. Lawrence Health System that has led to days-long computer outages at several facilities is likely the result of an ongoing intrusion on hospitals across the country.

In the early morning hours on Tuesday, the hospital system's information technology staff detected an attempt to install malware on part of a computer network and immediately took the affected computer systems offline, according to a hospital spokesperson. A statement from the hospital Tuesday said no personal information was compromised. Hospital officials did not respond to multiple requests for an update on the situation this week.

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