[NCSC-FI News] Ransomware group strikes second U.S. health care system in the last two months

The attack on CHRISTUS Health marks the second health care system AvosLocker targeted in the last two months. Michigan-based McKenzie Health System began notifying customers this week that patients’ personal data had been stolen from the company’s network in a “security incident” that “disrupted” some of its IT systems in March
The company did not identify the attacker, but AvosLocker posted purported McKenzie data to its dark web leak site April 6.

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