Ransomware attack on South Dakota provider breaches data on 10,000 patients

A ransomware attack on Plastic Surgery Associates of South Dakota may have breached the data of 10,200 patients. The provider discovered on Feb. 12 that some of its systems were infected with ransomware. Officials said Plastic Surgery Associates immediately began to attempt removing the virus and decrypting the data. It also hired third-party experts. While the investigation found the hackers were unable to access the majority of Plastic Surgery Associates’ medical data, officials lost access to evidence during the cleanup...