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Healthcare Ransomware Attack Declines despite Flashy Attack

A report released by Cryptonite, a cyber-security firm shows that ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations are on a decline despite flashy attacks recently. According to the report, the number of ransomware attacks decreased from 19 in the first quarter of 2017 to eight in the same quarter of 2018. Despite the Allscripts and Labcorp attack in the healthcare industry, there ... Read More »

U.S. Healthcare Sector Records Rise in Data Breaches

Hackers last year targeted multi-million dollar companies, personal information, bank documents and login credentials. They also expanded their business into the healthcare sector. It is no secret that the world we live in now is seeing ransomware and hacking incidents more than ever and that makes everyone a target. Healthcare organizations or the Health sector last year alone recorded 233 ... Read More »

Former Employee of Healthcare Giant Sells Data of 1 Million Clients on Dark Web

  Former employee of Bupa, the multi-billion dollar healthcare giant with over 84,000 employees, was fired from the company after selling between 500,000 and 1 million medical records on the dark web. Earlier this month, analysts and consultancy firms including DataBreaches discovered that the former employee whose identity remains undisclosed had sold several batches of hundreds of thousands of medical ... Read More »

76% of Healthcare Organizations Hacked Info Sold on Darknet

Over the past few years, ransomware and hacking attacks targeted on healthcare organizations saw tremendous success, mostly because healthcare organizations maintained a centralized database composed of sensitive personal and financial information. Ransomware distributors design software that can encrypt the servers, devices and databases of healthcare institutions and medical centers when they are accessed. If one of the devices or servers ... Read More »

Compromised Email Credentials Behind Most Healthcare Breaches

According to Evolve IP and ID Agent, hackers breached organisations through compromised emails 63% of the time. The security firms conducted a study of the security practices of 1,000 healthcare organizations. Out of those 1,000 organizations, employees at 680 of them already lost control of their email credentials. Whoever hacked the email accounts of those from the 68% of organisation ... Read More »

New Breach: Healthcare Insurer Database Of 9.3M Records Being Sold

Only 2 days ago we reported about 655000 Healthcare Records (Patients) Being Sold,by an anonymous hacker on TheRealDeal market, at that time the hacker called thedarkoverlord (trdealmgn4uvm42g.onion/profile/32184) promised that we should expect more – and soon after, he delivered in the form of a new sale of hacked Healthcare Insurance Database containing no less than 9,300,000 patients records from United States: ... Read More »

New Breach: 655000 Healthcare Records (Patients) Being Sold

June 28, 2016 update: Same hacker, New Breach: Healthcare Insurer Database Of 9.3M Records is Up for sale! When Paul Syverson, Co-creator of the Tor web browser said that Your Medical Records Have Bullseyes On Them, he probably meant this. According to to what the hacker told us over an encrypted Jabber conversation, he used a “an exploit in how ... Read More »