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1. Sanford Health target of attempted cyber attack
Sanford Health sustained an attempted “cyber security incident” and is working to contain its impact, the health care provider’s top executive said Wednesday, Aug. 4.
“Sanford Health has experienced an attempted cyber security incident, and we are taking aggressive measures to contain the impact,” Sanford president and CEO Bill Gassen said in a statement. “Providing patients with exceptional care is our top priority, and we are doing everything possible to minimize disruption.”
So far, Sanford officials believe that no personal or financial information has been compromised, but the investigation continues, Gassen said.
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