Center for Orthopaedic Specialists notifies 85,000 patients of ransomware attack

The Center for Orthopaedic Specialists (COS) recently learned that our computer system was compromised by a security event that affected our three facilities in West Hills, Simi Valley and Westlake Village, Calif. Malicious software was used to gain access to and encrypt patient data in our system in the hopes of getting COS to pay money to restore access to the patient data. To the best of our knowledge, no patient information was removed by any unauthorized party as a result of this event. However, out of

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