Malware Infects Small Hospital's Medical Imaging Server

January 3, 2020 Mayuri Kumar

A breach stemming from malware infecting a medical imaging server at a small, rural New Mexico hospital serves as a reminder of medical equipment data security and privacy vulnerabilities and risks faced by facilities of all sizes.

In a statement, Portales, N.M.-based Roosevelt General Hospital says: "As soon as the breach was identified, the IT department immediately secured and restored the server and patient information was recovered," the 22-bed hospital reports.

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