Patients File Lawsuit Against DCH Health System After Cyber Attack On Their Records

On Oct. 1, DCH’s hospitals in Tuscaloosa, Northport, and Fayette were temporarily closed due to a breach in its computer system. The source of the breach was a cyber attack from an unknown group asking for money in exchange for access to the hospital’s patient records. Because of this attack, DCH refused to admit new patients to their hospitals and instead chose to reroute them to hospitals in Birmingham and Mississippi.


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