Ransomware

Device manufacturer Inogen reports data breach affecting 30K consumers

A company that manufacturers portable oxygen devices is notifying 30,000 customers their information was leaked after an employee email account was hacked in January. California-based Inogen reported the data breach in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing Friday. According to the company, an employee email account was accessed by an unauthorized user between Jan. 2

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63,500 patient records breached by New York provider’s misconfigured database

Middletown Medical left a radiology interface open to the public, exposing patient data in the process. New York-based Middletown Medical is notifying 63,551 of its patients that their data may have been breached due to a misconfigured radiology interface. Misconfigured databases have been a major problem across all sectors, especially in the healthcare sector. Just

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Let SamSam Ransomware Serve As A Reminder To Lock Down Your Environment

When SamSam ransomware brought down Allscripts systems last month, it negatively impacted medical professionals’ ability to provide appropriate patient care for more than a week. While this particular attack went after the EHR vendor, an attack like SamSam could very well take a more localized approach of going after healthcare providers’ EHR environment directly. The

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CareFirst breached again, notifying 6,800 members of phishing attack

The Maryland insurer is already involved in a lawsuit stemming from a 2014 breach of about 1.1 million members. A phishing attack on CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has potentially breached the personal data of 6,800 patients, the Baltimore-based insurer announced on Friday. On March 12, CareFirst officials discovered an employee had fallen victim to a phishing

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Malware attack causes breach of 134,512 patient records

A malware attack on St. Peter’s Surgery and Endoscopy Center in New York potentially gave hackers access to 134,512 patient records, which makes it the second-largest breach this year. It’s also the largest breach to hit New York state since the breach of more than 3.4 million records of Newkirk Products in 2016. Hackers gained

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