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Lurie Children's Hospital network outage
continues as hospital responds to 'cybersecurity matter'

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Posted By: AltaD, 2/3/2024 9:15:46 AM

Chicago (WLS) - A network outage at Lurie Children's Hospital has impacted phones, email, internet service and even medical equipment that relies on computers as the hospital investigates a "cyber security matter." The cyber security matter has affected business at the hospital for two days. Lurie said its main hospital, outpatient centers and primary care offices are impacted. (Snip) Cyber security experts said cyberattacks are on the rise and will continue to increase. Hospitals used to be off limits, but not anymore; experts say they've become top targets


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Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli 2/3/2024 10:16:27 AM (No. 1650003)
we are dealing with not only the Chinese, but the ONE WORLDers from the eu/un/dem/soros party they are out to DESTROY America
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Kate318 2/3/2024 10:19:32 AM (No. 1650005)
This happened to a national health system in our city, over a year ago. It took weeks before everything was up and running. Remember the days before computers?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: reefdiver 2/3/2024 10:39:55 AM (No. 1650021)
Am I the only one who worries about the 20 to 30 thousand well dressed Chinese men of military age coming across the southern border ? A vision of trained cyber hackers spreading throughout the country comes to mind.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 2/3/2024 11:09:28 AM (No. 1650052)
Getting the affirmative action cybersecurity folks.....doesn't work.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: smaricic 2/3/2024 11:20:48 AM (No. 1650061)
Dear Congress, please pass a federal law authorizing the death penalty for anyone who cyber-attacks a hospital. A simple firing squad will do. The law should include a provision for hunting the criminals down in foreign countries and bringing them back to the US for trial. I'm waiting.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LimeGreen3 2/3/2024 11:36:06 AM (No. 1650072)
Government must set up ID’s for all these new citizens. Hospital records provide all needed information.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: tootall 2/3/2024 12:16:14 PM (No. 1650099)
#3. More to come I'm afraid ... that is until things change in about a year. It will take a bit to clean up, but a solid Congress and Senate is essential. It's why lotsa LT GOP Pols are retiring. The game is coming to a close. Or maybe 'the chickens are coming home to roost!'
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