Texas Hospital Catches Dharma Ransomware Infection

An attack on Altus Baytown Hospital in Texas is the latest ransomware incident reported to federal regulators as a health data breach. The attack is among the latest incidents involving ransomware posted on the Department of Health and Human Services’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website. Commonly called the “wall of shame,” the HHS Office for Civil Rights’ website lists major health data breaches impacting 500 or more individuals.The Altus ransomware attack was reported on Nov. 2 by Oprex Surgery L.P. – which does business as Altus Baytown Hospital – as a hacking incident involving a desktop computer and network server, according to the HHS website.

Source: https://www.healthcareinfosecurity.com/texas-hospital-catches-dharma-ransomware-infection-a-11707