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25,000 Adirondack Health Patients Impacted by Email Account Hack

25,000 Adirondack Health Patients Impacted by Email Account Hack

Adirondack Health is notifying almost 25,000 patients that a portion of their protected health information has potentially been obtained by a cyber criminal from the Vermont-based organization. The data may have included patients’ names, dates of birth, Medicare ID...

Union Labor Life Insurance Phishing Attack Leads to Exposure of PHI

Union Labor Life Insurance Phishing Attack Leads to Exposure of PHI

The Ullico Inc. subsidiary, Union Labor Life Insurance (ULLI), is alerting more than 87,000 plan members that a portion of their protected health information (PHI) has been exposed due to a staff member responding to a phishing email. As is often the case in...

Forescout Study: Serious Holes in Healthcare Cybersecurity

Forescout Study: Serious Holes in Healthcare Cybersecurity

Healthcare cybersecurity's poor state has been emphasised by a recent Forescout study. The study showed the healthcare sector is using legacy software, vulnerable protocols are extensively in use, and medical devices are not properly safeguarded. 75 global healthcare...

PHI of 326,000 Patients Exposed UConn Health Phishing Attack

PHI of 326,000 Patients Exposed UConn Health Phishing Attack

UConn Health is making contact with almost 326,000 clients that some of their personal data was accessible due to a phishing attack on some of its staff members. UConn Health discovered the phishing breach on December 24, 2018. All email accounts were protected, and...

Community Health Systems Data Breach Settlement Agreed

Community Health Systems Data Breach Settlement Agreed

Patients of Community Health Systems’ (CHS), who had their protected health information (PHI) illegally obtains in a  hacking attack in 2014 have been offered compensation in relation to the violation of their private Private Health Information (PHI). Tennessee-based...

Ransomware Attack Affects 16,000 Mind & Motion Patients

Ransomware Attack Affects 16,000 Mind & Motion Patients

Following the installation of ransomware and malware on a server belonging to Mind & Motion Developmental Centers of Georgia, it has been revealed that the group responsible which may have been able to access to 16,000 patients protected health information. The...

Key Dental Group Alerts Patients About Potential HIPAA Violation

Key Dental Group Alerts Patients About Potential HIPAA Violation

Florida-based  Key Dental Group has made contact with its patients about a suspected HIPAA breach which may have led to the unauthorized release of their protected health information (PHI). After amended its electronic medical record (EMR) database supplier, Key...

Syracuse Hospital Records of 1216 Individuals Impacted in HIPAA Breach

Syracuse Hospital Records of 1216 Individuals Impacted in HIPAA Breach

Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, NY, is getting in touch with 1,216 patients to advise them that some of their protected health information (PHI) has been impermissibly accessed by a former member of staff. Upstate University Hospital first identified the...

Reports: Ransomware Attacks Rise as Healthcare Sector is Heaviest Hit

Reports: Ransomware Attacks Rise as Healthcare Sector is Heaviest Hit

According to the most recent Beazley’s Q3 Breach Insights Report, Cyber Criminal campaigns attacks are increasing once again and healthcare is the most targeted sector. Ransomware attacks on healthcare groups comprised 37% of those managed by Beazley Breach Response...

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