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Fallbrook Hospital a victim of cyber attack; patient information compromised


Last updated 8/21/2014 at Noon

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS), the company that currently operates Fallbrook Hospital has confirmed that it was the victim of an external, criminal cyber attack that occurred sometime in April and June of this year. CHS owns, operates, or leases 209 hospitals across the nation.

Details included in the United States Securities and Exchange Commission K8 form state that CHS and its forensic expert, Mandiant (a FireEye Company), believe the attacker was an "Advanced Persistent Threat" group originating from China who used highly sophisticated malware and technology to attack the compan...

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