NJ Hospitals Hit By Cyber Attack Outages

  • A New Jersey health system has reported falling victim to a cyberattack, becoming the latest healthcare organization in the U.S. to face such an incident.
  • Capital Health, which manages hospitals in Trenton and Pennington along with primary care offices throughout the state, disclosed that it had been encountering network outages, now identified as a “cybersecurity incident.”
  • In a statement on its website, the health system acknowledged awareness of the incident earlier in the week and promptly informed law enforcement, engaging external forensic and information technology experts.