Ransomware attack hit Fayette Medical Center and DCH



A cyber-security attack occurring on Oct. 1 resulted in the DCH Regional Health System having to respond to a ransomware attack of unknown sources. The attack affected the computer systems at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Northport Medical Center and Fayette Medical Center. Brad Fisher, spokesperson for DCH, said by phone Monday that the company’s technology and security personnel are working frantically to resolve the situation and return patient care to normal.

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