CIUSSS West-Central Montreal information shut down after cyber attack experiencing difficulties


CIUSSS West-Central Montreal information shut down, as a result of a cyber-security attack, is experiencing difficulties with its information systems. As a preventive measure, internet connectivity as well as external and remote access to our networks have been suspended.

Since access to patients’ records and data is currently limited, frontline services have been slowed down—but not interrupted—while the situation is under investigation, with the support of the Cyber-Security Team at the Ministry of Health and Social Services.

They regret any inconvenience that this situation may cause, but consider this measure to be necessary, in order to protect the health and well-being of patients.

At this point, they do not believe that any information about patients or staff has been accessed.

We will be keep you informed of new developments as they arise.

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