Healthcare

Healthcare Organisation Exposes Patient, Staff Information after Phishing Attacks

29 January - 4 February 2019

A healthcare organisation based in California, US, suffered two phishing attacks in November 2018 and January 2019 and exposed an unknown number of medical records and employee data.
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A healthcare organisation based in California, US, suffered two phishing attacks in November 2018 and January 2019 and exposed an unknown number of medical records and employee data. Three web email accounts were compromised in the attacks, which contained information such as patient and staff personally identifiable information, medical conditions, health insurance policy number and billing details. The healthcare organisation previously suffered a breach at its website where 9,000 medical records were stolen. 

References:
[1] Phishing Attack on Verity Health Breaches Patient Data
 
 
 

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