Hospital chain says system 90 percent back after cyberattack
MedStar Health says computer systems at its 10 hospitals are 90 percent back after a cyberattack.
The attack, which Schindler said presented itself early Monday, forced record systems offline, prevented patients from booking appointments and left staff unable to check email messages or look up phone numbers. MedStar operates 10 hospitals in Maryland and Washington.
Schindler's email did not come from a MedStar account. She confirmed by phone that she had sent it.
Schindler says MedStar will not provide details on the malware, the attack or the attackers, except that MedStar didn't pay any type of ransom.
The FBI is investigating.
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