2 New Jersey hospital emergency rooms diverting ambulances after ransomware attack

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Monday, November 27, 2023
2 New Jersey hospital emergency rooms divert patients after ransomware attack
There is no mention of when the ERs might open

WESTWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Two hospital emergency rooms are diverting ambulances because of a ransomware attack.

Both hospitals are part of the Hackensack Meridian Health system - Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, New Jersey, and Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair.

There are no details on what the cybercriminals are demanding.

Hackensack Meridian issued a statement saying, "As a precaution, our emergency rooms are currently on divert status. There is no adverse impact on patient care."

There is no mention of when the ERs might open.

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Tom Negovan has the details.


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