Hackers get patients' PHI after inflicting malware on Florida hospital's computer network

Becker's Hospital Review

Jackie Drees

Leon Medical Centers was hit by a malware attack in November that exposed patients' protected health information, the Doral, Fla.-based hospital announced Jan. 8.

The hospital discovered Nov. 8 that portions of its computer network were infected with malware. Leon Medical Centers took its systems offline immediately after discovering the cyberattack, according to the news release.

LMC's investigation revealed...

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