Health Data Breach

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5/3/2021 Ransomware Hits Scripps Health, Disrupting Critical Care, Online Portal HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Ransomware Hits Scripps Health, Disrupting Critical Care, Online Portal Scripps Health is operating under EHR downtime and diverting some critical care after a ransomware attack over the weekend; a third-party incident, employee error, phishing, email hacks, and another Netgain victim complete this week’s breach roundup.ByMay 03, 2021 - Scripps Health in San Diego was hit by a ransomware attack over the weekend ...
4/23/2021 4 Healthcare Providers, Vendors Report Data Breaches From 2020 HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News 4 Healthcare Providers, Vendors Report Data Breaches From 2020 HIPAA requires entities to report data breaches within 60 days of discovery; malware, phishing, an email hack, another Accellion victim, and malware complete this week’s breach roundup.ByApril 23, 2021 - In recent weeks, a number of HIPAA-required notifications from covered entities and business associates have reported patient data breaches that occurred in 2020 ...
4/15/2021 Hackers Steal Data of 200K During CareFirst BlueCross DC Cyberattack HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Hackers Steal Data of 200K During CareFirst BlueCross DC Cyberattack A cyberattack on CareFirst BlueCross in DC, formerly Trusted Health Plans, resulted in the theft of member data; an email hack, ransomware, and malware incident complete this week’s breach roundup.ByApril 15, 2021 - CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Plan District of Columbia (CHPDC), formerly known as Trusted Health Plan, recently notified 200,665 plan ...
4/8/2021 586K Trinity Health Patients Added to Accellion Tally, as Lawsuits Pile Up HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News 586K Trinity Health Patients Added to Accellion Tally, as Lawsuits Pile Up Accellion is now facing at least 14 lawsuits following a hack and subsequent data theft of its FTA platform. Trinity Health reports more than half a million of its patients were also affected.ByApril 08, 2021 - Michigan-based Trinity Health recently notified 586,869 patients that their data was compromised during the hack ...
4/8/2021 Ransomware: Extortion Actors Leak Data, Vendor Attack Disrupts Services HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Ransomware: Extortion Actors Leak Data, Vendor Attack Disrupts Services Ransomware threat actors have been busy in the last month, posting data from at least nine healthcare providers and attacking a third-party vendor -- leading to care disruptions.ByApril 08, 2021 - Ransomware threat actors are continuing to target the healthcare sector in droves. In the last month alone four hacking groups have posted data allegedly ...
4/2/2021 Patient Data from Multiple Providers Leaked in Third-Party GitHub Incident HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Patient Data from Multiple Providers Leaked in Third-Party GitHub Incident A new report shows an employee of third-party vendor MedData uploaded troves of patient data from multiple providers onto the public data repository, GitHub Arctic Code Vault.ByApril 02, 2021 - The patient data from multiple providers appears to have been captured and subsequently leaked on the data repository GitHub Arctic Code Vault ...
3/30/2021 PACS Vulnerability of Orthopedic Specialist Exposes Data From 28K HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News PACS Vulnerability of Orthopedic Specialist Exposes Data From 28K As previously reported, a PACS vulnerability at Mendelson Kornblum Orthopedic left patient data exposed; an email hack, cyberattacks, and vendor incident complete this week’s breach roundup.ByMarch 30, 2021 - Mendelson Kornblum Orthopedic and Spine Specialists recently notified more than 28,000 patients that their data was exposed due to a vulnerability in its Picture Archiving ...
3/27/2021 CalViva Health Data Breached by Cyber Attack clovisroundup.com CalViva Health Data Breached by Cyber Attack By WhatsAppCalViva Health announced today that their business associate Health Net Community Solutions Inc., discovered that one of their vendors, Accellion, had their file transform platform compromised.This compromise allowed for a malicious party to view and/or download personal files from CalViva members from January 7 through January 25.Health Net Community Solutions Inc. immediately notified CalViva Health as the cyber ...
3/18/2021 Data of 50K PACE Program Patients Stolen from PeakTPA Cloud Servers HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Data of 50K PACE Program Patients Stolen from PeakTPA Cloud Servers NetWalker hackers stole PACE program patient data from Peak PTA's cloud servers; ransomware, more Accellion victims, network hack, phishing, and a misconfiguration 18, 2021 - Healthcare business associate Peak TPA is notifying 50,000 PACE program patients that their data was stolen from two of its cloud servers by an attacker. The third-party administrator supports ...
3/15/2021 Health Data Breaches Skyrocket During COVID-19 Pandemic eprnews.com ... the Protenus Breach Barometer®. Published by Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics company that protects patient data for the nation’s leading health systems, the Breach Barometer is the industry’s definitive source for health data breach reporting.Hospitals and health systems experienced unprecedented challenges as they grappled to get a handle on the varying components and associated effects of COVID-19. One ramification was the increase in breaches to ...
3/15/2021 Health Data Breaches Skyrocket During COVID-19 Pandemic PR Newswire ... today in the Protenus Breach Barometer ® . Published by Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics company that protects patient data for the nation's leading health systems, the Breach Barometer is the industry's definitive source for health data breach reporting.Continue ReadingTotal disclosed incidents, 2016-2020 health data breach es, Protenus Breach BarometerHospitals and health systems experienced unprecedented challenges as they grappled to get a handle on the varying components and associated ...
3/15/2021 Hacking incidents jump 42% while insider incidents wapakdailynews.com Hacking incidents jump 42% while insider incidents affect 8M patient recordsTotal health data breach es, 2016-2020, Protenus Breach BarometerTotal disclosed incidents, 2016-2020 health data breach es, Protenus Breach BarometerBALTIMOREOver 40 million patient records were breached in 2020, according to new data released today in the Protenus Breach Barometer®. Published by Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics company that protects patient data for the nation's leading health systems, the ...
3/15/2021 The Ridgway Record ridgwayrecord.com Hacking incidents jump 42% while insider incidents affect 8M patient recordsTotal health data breach es, 2016-2020, Protenus Breach BarometerTotal disclosed incidents, 2016-2020 health data breach es, Protenus Breach BarometerBALTIMOREOver 40 million patient records were breached in 2020, according to new data released today in the Protenus Breach Barometer®. Published by Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics company that protects patient data for the nation's leading health systems, the ...
3/11/2021 Trillium, SIU Medicine Added to Tally of Accellion FTA Breach Victims HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Trillium, SIU Medicine Added to Tally of Accellion FTA Breach Victims Trillium and SIU Medicine reported their data was included in the Accellion FTA exploit; ransomware, email hacks, and insider wrongdoing complete this week’s breach roundup.ByMarch 11, 2021 - Trillium Community Health Plan and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine recently reported some of their patient data was involved in the exploit ...
3/9/2021 Over 300K Patients Affected by Elara Caring, Woodcreek Provider Breaches HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Over 300K Patients Affected by Elara Caring, Woodcreek Provider Breaches Elara Caring notified 100,000 individuals of an email hack impacting their data, while a vendor incident involved over 200,000 individuals from Woodcreek Provider Services. Woodcreek Provider Services and Elara Caring recently reported healthcare data breaches impacting more than 300,000 patients. The tallies are some of the largest reported in the healthcare sector in 2021, so ...
3/4/2021 100K Patients Impacted by Cochise Eye and Laser Ransomware Attack HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News 100K Patients Impacted by Cochise Eye and Laser Ransomware Attack Cochise Eye and Laser has continued under EHR downtime after a ransomware hit in mid-January; more ransomware incidents and an email hack complete this week’s breach roundup.ByMarch 04, 2021 - Arizona-based Cochise Eye and Laser recently notified 100,000 patients that their data was potentially compromised or deleted after a ransomware attack ...
2/2/2021 Actor Exploits Beaumont Health's COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Tool HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Actor Exploits Beaumont Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Tool Beaumont Health was forced to cancel 2,700 COVID-19 vaccine appointments after an actor exploited an app vulnerability; a website hack, vendor-related incident, and a ransomware attack complete this week’s breach roundup.ByFebruary 02, 2021 - Michigan-based Beaumont Health was forced to shut down its tool for scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments ...
2/2/2021 NCSC Issues Report on China-Sponsored US Health Data Breaches; William Evanina Quoted executivegov.com Home / News / NCSC Issues Report on China-Sponsored US Health Data Breaches; William Evanina Quoted NCSC Issues Report on China-Sponsored US Health Data Breaches; William Evanina Quoted Brenda Marie Rivers February 2, 2021 News , Press Releases , Technology William EvaninaWilliam Evanina , former director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), has said that the U.S. is facing threats of having critical health care data breached by Chinese state ...
1/6/2021 Blockchain Applications In Healthcare pioneeringminds.com Frontiers CryptoCurrency Science Health 4 views Blockchain Applications In Healthcare Developed countries spend a good chunk of their gross domestic product (GDP) on healthcare. However, hospital costs continue to mount, along with inefficient practices and health data breach es are poised to continue. This is one area where blockchain technology can improve the situation. It can do many things, from providing secure encryption of patient information to handling epidemics. Key concerns ...
12/10/2020 Vendor to Dental Practices Hacked: 1 Million Affected bankinfosecurity.com ... exposing information - including payment card numbers - on more than 1 million patients.See Also: Online Retailers at Increased RiskIf details are confirmed by federal regulators, the incident would be one of the largest health data breach es reported so far this year.On Oct. 11, Sarasota, Florida-based Dental Care Alliance discovered the hacking incident, according to a breach notification report submitted recently to Maine's attorney general's office .The company's ...