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

By Dakota Layton on December 30, 2019

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…

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DCH Hospitals Pays Ransom For Cyber Attack

By David Preston on October 7, 2019

After this week’s ransomware attack, three DCH hospitals are starting to come back online.  On late Tuesday, a variant of the Ryuk Ransomware struck the IT networks of the DCH Hospitals in Tuscaloosa,

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Ransomware Closes DCH Hospitals In Tuscaloosa, Northport, and Fayette

By Brent Wilson on October 1, 2019

All three hospitals of the DCH Health System in West Alabama were closed Tuesday to new patients due to a ransomware attack on their computer system.

The hospitals are located in Tuscaloosa, Northport

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