Data Breaches Reported by DC Health Link, Community Health Systems, Codman Square Health Center, and Greater Dayton Community Health Center

DC Health Link Data Breach and Theft of PII of Lawmakers and Capitol Hill Staff A cyberattack on the medical insurance marketplace, DC Health Link, resulted in the theft of the personal data of lawmakers and staffers. DC Health Link provides services to about 100,000 individuals, which include 11,000 members and staffers of Congress. The … Read more

Lawsuits Filed Against Four Californian Medical Groups and Preferred Home Care Resolves Lawsuit

Four Californian Medical Groups Face Lawsuits for Data Breach Impacting 3.3 Million Individuals Four Californian medical groups were charged in a class action lawsuit alleging a failure to carry out acceptable and proper cybersecurity procedures, which results in a cyberattack and data breach affecting the personal data and protected health information (PHI) of 3,300,638 present … Read more

Settlement by Advent Health Partners and Lawsuits Against Louisiana Health Systems, UHC and Ripta

Advent Health Partners Offers $500,000 Settlement for Class Action Data Breach Lawsuit The health system, Advent Health Partners, based in Nashville, TN has offered to pay $500,000 to settle claims associated with a September 2021 data breach affecting the protected health information (PHI) of 61,072 patients. Advent Health Partners discovered the email account breach at … Read more

Cyberattacks on Highmark Health, Cardiovascular Associates, Aspire Surgical and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

300,000 Patients Affected by Highmark Health Phishing Attack Highmark Health based in Pittsburg, PA is the second biggest integrated delivery and financing system provider in America. Recently, it reported a phishing attack that affected one of its employee’s email accounts. After the employee clicked the URL in the phishing email and disclosed some credentials, an … Read more

Ransomware Attacks on Six Healthcare Services Providers Including Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois located in Des Plaines, IL is one of the state’s biggest social services providers. It has reported the breach of its systems using ransomware for file encryption. The provider discovered the cyberattack on January 27, 2022, and took systems offline to control the ransomware attack. Third-party cybersecurity experts are investigating … Read more

RMM Software Used in Callback Phishing Attacks

More cybercriminals are utilizing legit remote monitoring and management (RMM) software in their attacks, as per a new joint notification from the National Security Agency (NSA), the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The campaign was earliest discovered in October 2022 and consists of callback phishing. … Read more

Home Care Providers of Texas Report 124K-Record Data Breach

The home help service provider known as Home Care Providers of Texas (HCPT) based in Dallas, TX recently reported that unauthorized persons acquired access to its system and encrypted files using ransomware. The company detected the security breach on June 29, 2022, when staff members could not access patient files. Top-rated third-party cybersecurity professionals investigated … Read more

Hive RaaS Group Exposes Stolen Consulate Health Care Information

The Hive ransomware-as-a-service (RaasS) operation has professed liability for an attack on Florida-based Consulate Health Care, a chain of 140 U.S. nursing homes. The group states it stole 550 GB of information during the attack and encrypted the files on December 3, 2022. On January 6, 2023, the leak site of the group published information … Read more