Health Data Breach

SCHS Announces Data Breach with Blackbaud Links | 10/20/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News Ransomware Attack Hits Dickinson County Health, Spurs EHR Downtime Dickinson County Health in Michigan is currently operating under after being hit with a ransomware attack; ransomware threat actors post more health data and additional Blackbaud victims complete this week’s breach roundup. Dickinson County Healthcare System in Michigan is currently operating under , after it fell victim to a ransomware attack on Saturday, according to local news …

Health Data Breaches in 2020: Ransomware Incidents Dominate | 10/13/2020

… in 2020: Ransomware Incidents Dominate Blackbaud, Magellan Health Incidents Trigger Numerous Breach Notifications Marianne Kolbasuk McGee ( HealthInfoSec ) • October 13, 2020 Credit Eligible Get Permission Hacking incidents involving ransomware attacks continue to dominate the 2020 health data breach tally, with incidents affecting two companies - Blackbaud and Magellan Health - accounting for numerous breach notifications by their clients. See Also: Live Webinar Unlocking the Full Potential of Public Key Infrastructure As of Tuesday …

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Blackbaud Ransomware Breach Victims, Lawsuits Pile Up | 9/24/2020

As the tally of reported heath data breaches related to the May ransomware attack on Blackbaud continues to climb, so do the number of lawsuits filed against the cloud-based fundraising software vendor. As of Thursday, more than three dozen Blackbaud-related health data breach es affecting about 6 million individuals had been posted to the Department of Health and Human Services’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website since the company began …

Minnesota’s second-largest health care data breach hits Children’s, other providers | Star Tribune | 9/16/2020

… data breach at South Carolina-based Blackbaud allowed hackers to obtain copies of a backup fundraising database stored by the Children’s Minnesota Foundation on Blackbaud’s cloud-computing systems. That alone constitutes the second-largest health data breach in the state, according to records maintained by the federal Office for Civil Rights . On Wednesday morning, a spokesman for Regions Hospital in St. Paul confirmed that notification letters are being sent to …

1M Inova Health Individuals Added to Blackbaud Breach Victim Tally | HealthIT Security | 9/14/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News 1M Inova Health Individuals Added to Blackbaud Breach Victim Tally Over 1 million individuals from Inova Health and several other providers were added to the Blackbaud breach victim tally; an email hack, and a cyberattack complete this week’s breach roundup. By September 14, 2020 - The Blackbaud breach victim tally has climbed to nearly 3 million healthcare-connected entities and other nonprofits. In the last week …

Tally of Those Affected by Blackbaud Hack Soars | 9/11/2020

… a result of the Blackbaud incident, according to the Department of Health and Human Services’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool . The HHS Office for Civil Rights website - also commonly called the “wall of shame” - lists health data breach es affecting 500 or more individuals. In its breach notification statement, Inova says it determined information stolen in the Blackbaud incident may have contained personal information of its patients and donors, including names, addresses …

Blackbaud Ransomware Victim Count Climbing | 9/9/2020

The May ransomware attack on cloud-based fundraising database management vendor Blackbaud continues to rack up victims in the healthcare sector. A snapshot Wednesday of the federal health data breach tally shows at least eight organizations - including seven in recent weeks - reporting breaches linked the Blackbaud incident, affecting a combined total of nearly 1.6 million individuals so far - with additional relevant breaches yet to be posted. The Blackbaud ransomware incident …

Assured Imaging Ransomware Causes Data Theft Affecting 245K Patients | HealthIT Security | 9/8/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News Assured Imaging Ransomware Causes Data Theft Affecting 245K Patients A ransomware attack on Assured Imaging’s EMR allowed some patient data to be exfiltrated; Blackbaud ransomware attack adds 708,690 more individuals, threat actors post more patient data, and a phishing incident complete this week’s breach roundup. By September 08, 2020 - Arizona-based Assured Imaging is notifying 244,813 patient s that some of their data was potentially …

A Tale of Two Hacker Incidents | 9/1/2020

… about 103,000. The two hacking incidents are among the largest posted so far this year on the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website that lists health data breach es affecting 500 or more individuals. Don’t Overlook Data Security At a time when healthcare organizations are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, they must make sure they continue to give adequate attention to …

112K Patients Impacted by Utah Pathology Services Email Hack | HealthIT Security | 8/31/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News 112K Patients Impacted by Utah Pathology Services Email Hack A hacker attempted to redirect funds from Utah Pathology Services after breaching an employee email account; patient data leaked by threat actors and another ransomware incident complete this week’s breach roundup. By August 31, 2020 - Utah Pathology Services is notifying 112,000 patients that their data was potentially affected after the hack of an employee email account …

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) | 8/28/2020

Enjoy this article as well as all of our content, including E-Guides, news, tips and more. Step 2 of 2: and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. The law has emerged into greater prominence in recent years with the many health data breach es caused by cyber attacks and ransomware attacks on health insurers and providers. The federal law was signed by President Bill Clinton on Aug. 21, 1996. HIPAA …

Industry Groups Urge FTC to Modify Breach Notification Rule | 8/25/2020

Several health IT industry groups are urging the Federal Trade Commission to update its health data breach notification rule. That’s because the rule, designed to cover health data not protected under HIPAA, currently applies only to personal health records and related vendors, and it needs to address technological developments and regulatory gaps that have evolved since it was implemented a decade ago. See Also: 11 Guidelines for Minimizing Vulnerability for …

specific and current example of a health data breach | 8/24/2020

August 24, 2020 Discuss the increased use of technology to gather, store, and access healthcare information and the importance of preventing data security breaches and the implication of such breaches on nurses professionally. Describe a specific and current example of a health data breach (at least one, big or small). “Looking for a Similar Assignment? Get Expert Help at an Amazing Discount!” Like this …

Ransomware Attack Impacts Medical Debt Collections Firm R1 RCM | HealthIT Security | 8/24/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News Ransomware Attack Impacts Medical Debt Collections Firm R1 RCM R1 RCM, one of the largest US medical debt collections firms, recently took down its systems in response to a ransomware attack; an email hack, ransomware, malware, and COVID-19 patient data complete this week’s breach roundup. Medical debt collections firm R1 RCM recently confirmed its systems were taken down in response to a ransomware attack …

Emerging Risk Management Issue: Vendors Hit by Ransomware | 8/18/2020

… revealed last year by another medical bill collector - American Medical Collection Agency . That incident, which affected more than two dozen health sector entities and more than 20 million individuals - was collectively the largest U.S. health data breach reported to regulators in 2019. “The types of incidents that involve vendors, providing financial and fundraising services to a broad swath of leading healthcare organizations, really are the scariest of incidents because of …

Blackbaud Ransomware Hack Affects 657K Maine Health System Donors | HealthIT Security | 8/18/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News Blackbaud Ransomware Hack Affects 657K Maine Health System Donors A Blackbaud ransomware attack breached the data of 657,392 donors to Northern Light Health Foundation and other entities; malware, a phishing incident, and another ransomware attack complete this week’s breach roundup. By August 18, 2020 - A ransomware attack on healthcare business associate Blackbaud compromised the data from 657,392 donors , potential donors, and patients who support the …

9 GitHub Repositories Found Leaking Health Data from Over 150K Patients | HealthIT Security | 8/17/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News 9 GitHub Repositories Found Leaking Health Data from Over 150K Patients A new collaborative report from Jelle Ursem and DataBreaches.net found nine GitHub repositories were routinely leaking a trove of protected health information from at least 150,000 patients. By August 17, 2020 - Improper access controls have left the data of more than 150,000 to 200,000 patients, and likely more, exposed online in at least nine …

Health Data Breach Tally Surges | 8/13/2020

Health Data Breach Tally Surges Victim Count in Magellan Health’s April Ransomware Attack Still Climbing Marianne Kolbasuk McGee ( HealthInfoSec ) • August 13, 2020 Credit Eligible Get Permission The tally of major health data breach es has spiked in recent weeks. The number of individuals affected by the ransomware attack on Magellan Health , a managed care firm, continues to grow. Meanwhile, other large hacking incidents have been added to the federal breach reporting …

Ransomware Hackers Post Data From 2 Providers, Device Manufacturer | HealthIT Security | 8/10/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News Ransomware Hackers Post Data From 2 Providers, Device Manufacturer NetWalker and DoppelPaymer ransomware actors posted data online from a device manufacturer and two providers; email hacks, malware, and a phishing incident complete this week’s breach roundup. By August 10, 2020 - NetWalker and DoppelPayer ransomware threat actors posted data from three healthcare entities to their dark web blog in the last week, including a rehabilitation center …

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Data Targeted by Nation-State Hackers | HealthIT Security | 8/3/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Data Targeted by Nation-State Hackers Hackers tied to China targeted the COVID-19 vaccine research developer Moderna in an effort to steal data; ransomware, records theft, and an employee email hack completes this week’s breach roundup. Massachusetts-based Moderna, a research firm currently tasked with the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, was targeted by hackers with ties to the …

10,000 Patients Affected in University of Utah Health Data Breach | 7/31/2020

10,000 Patients Affected in University of Utah Health Data Breach By July 31, 2020 ADVERTISEMENT More than a month after the University of Utah Health (U of U Health) announced there was unauthorized access to some of its employees’ email accounts, details about the recent breach was finally reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday, July 20. According to the state department , approximately 10,000 patients …

Nearly 6,000 Affected In Beaumont Health Data Breach From January | CBS Local | 7/30/2020

There is new information in a data breach at Beaumont Health System. According to the Detroit Free Press, nearly 6,000 people may have had their data exposed. Beaumont says an unauthorized third party accessed patient data after an email breach among employee accounts. The breach happened between Jan. 3 to Jan. 29 and included patient names, procedures and personal information. Beaumont is issuing notices for anyone who may have been …

Nearly 6,000 Affected In Beaumont Health Data Breach From January | CBS Local | 7/30/2020

There is new information in a data breach at Beaumont Health System. According to the Detroit Free Press, nearly 6,000 people may have had their data exposed. Beaumont says an unauthorized third party accessed patient data after an email breach among employee accounts. The breach happened between Jan. 3 to Jan. 29 and included patient names, procedures and personal information. Beaumont is issuing notices for anyone who may have been …

National Cardiovascular Partners Email Hack Impacts 78K Patients | HealthIT Security | 7/27/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News National Cardiovascular Partners Email Hack Impacts 78K Patients A hacker gained access to the email account of an employee of National Cardiovascular Partners for nearly a month; a phishing incident, ransomware, and medical record theft completes this week’s breach roundup. By July 27, 2020 - National Cardiovascular Partners recently notified 78,070 patients that their data was potentially compromised after an attacker gained access to an employee …

Lorien Health Services Ransomware Attack Impacts 48K Patients | HealthIT Security | 7/21/2020

Latest Health Data Breach es News Lorien Health Services Ransomware Attack Impacts 48K Patients NetWalker ransomware hackers claim to have stolen data from Lorien Health Services before launching a cyberattack; an email error, email hack, and business associate incident complete this week’s breach roundup. By July 21, 2020 - Maryland Health Services, DBA Lorien Health Services, recently reported that a June ransomware attack on its systems potentially breached the data of 47,754 …