A ransomware attack at St. Mark’s Surgical Center in Fort Myers, Fla., has resulted in 33,887 individuals across seven states being offered a year of identity protection and credit monitoring services.

After a forensic investigation by a third party firm in May, the surgical center learned that ransomware had been placed on certain files in the server between April 13 and April 17. Why St. Mark’s had the forensic investigation done is not clear, as the organization declined to provide additional details about the incident.

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