Russian hackers disrupt health system websites across US

Russian hacking group Killnet claimed responsibility for a cyberattack that disrupted hospital and health system websites across the U.S., according to BetterCyber, a technology company.

Killnet said it hit websites for hospitals and health systems across the U.S., including:

1. Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor
2. Stanford (Calif.) Health Care
3. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles
4. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside in Pittsburgh
5. Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia
6. Duke University Hospital in Durham, N.C.
7. Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital in Phoenix
8. AtlantiCare in Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
9. Anaheim Regional Medical Center
10. Huntsville (Ala.) Hospital
11. Atrium Health in Charlotte, N.C.
12. C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich
13. Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake, Iowa
14. Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida, Colo.
15. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
16. AnMed in Anderson, S.C.

University of Michigan Health told CBS News Detroit the disruption was the result of an attack on a third-party vendor hosting some of its websites. The health system said patient information wasn't affected by the attack.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health also confirmed to Becker's there was a temporary disruption to the system's public-facing website with a statement noting: "Our information technology teams have successfully resolved the situation. It's important to note the disruption affected only our public-facing website. Our hospital systems and patient portal remain fully functional."

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