Capital Health Under Cyberattack: Is LockBit Behind the Breach?

January 8, 2024
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Cybersecurity firm Capital Health recently experienced a cyberattack resulting in network outages. The organization’s website displayed a ticker acknowledging the incident. The firm’s IT team promptly responded to the attack, working to restore system functionality and engaging law enforcement and third-party experts to investigate the breach. While Capital Health has not officially disclosed the name of the hacker group involved, cybersecurity analyst Dominic Alvieri alleges that the organization was targeted by the LockBit ransomware attack. The incident highlights the ongoing threat to healthcare organizations, which are attractive targets due to the sensitive nature of patient data and critical infrastructure. Capital Health is working to fortify its cybersecurity measures and assess the risk to patient and employee data in cooperation with a forensic investigation firm.

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