Ransomware Attack on Vendor Affects 600,000

The incident highlights the difficulty some organizations have in determining whether to report ransomware attacks as breaches to comply with the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule.More than 600,000 Michigan residents may have had their information compromised in the breach at Detroit-based Wolverine Solutions Group, according to a statement from Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Anita Fox, director of the state's department of insurance and financial services.