A large, Seattle-based surgical group is notifying nearly 437,400 individuals that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware and data theft incident earlier this year. The breach is part of a larger, disturbing trend in the healthcare sector in 2023.
Identity and authentication giant Okta said the attacker behind its September data breach stole usernames and contact details for all users of its primary customer support system and warned customers to beware potential follow-on phishing and social engineering attacks.
Hospitality giant Indian Hotels is probing the alleged theft of data from its systems after a criminal recently claimed they stole data pertaining to 1.5 million customers of the Taj hotel chain in 2020, which they're now advertising on a popular English-language cybercrime forum.
New York State will soon seek public comment on sweeping new cybersecurity regulations for hospitals. The proposed rules would come with $500 million in requested funding to help the providers step up their security investments to comply with the new requirements.
The number of healthcare organizations and patients affected by a recent data theft at medical transcription firm Perry Johnson & Associates is expanding: The company now says the breach affected the sensitive information of about 9 million people.
A virtual pharmacy and mail-order prescription drug firm is notifying about 2.36 million patients of a hacking incident that compromised their sensitive information. In the past week, attorneys have filed at least six proposed federal class action lawsuits related to the breach.
McLaren Health Care is notifying nearly 2.2 million people of a data breach weeks after ransomware group Alphv/BlackCat claimed to have stolen 6 terabytes of patient records in a recent attack. In the meantime, the number of lawsuits filed against McLaren related to the incident continues to climb.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," former Uber CSO Joe Sullivan discusses the Uber trial and offers guidance to future CISOs. Was the Uber case a data breach or not. Sullivan explained why that making that distinction can be complicated.
Days after announcing a security compromise, cloud-based identity and authentication management provider Okta said that an unknown threat actor had accessed files of 134 customers after an employee signed in to a personal Google profile on the Chrome browser of an Okta-managed laptop.
Members of Congress don't agree on much these days. But a new bipartisan working group launched in the Senate on Thursday hopes to rally congressional support for potential legislation focused on improving the state of cybersecurity in the healthcare sector.
Texas-based mental healthcare provider Deer Oaks Behavioral Health is notifying nearly 172,000 patients that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware incident, even though the attack was apparently quickly detected and contained.
The fallout from the SEC's charges of fraud and internal control failures against SolarWinds and its CISO has implications for the industry. Cordery Compliance attorney Jonathan Armstrong advises security leaders to "take heed and remember that the actions of today can determine your fate tomorrow."
A Georgia-based firm that provides administrative services for health plans is among the latest firms reporting a major health data hack involving their use of Progress Software's MOVEit file transfer software. NASCO joined a growing list of health sector vendors hit by MOVEit hacks.
Welcome to "Cyber Fail." In this ISMG program, our experts uncover fails so we can strengthen our defenses. In this episode, we take on deepfakes, hallucinating chatbots, the fate of humanity and why you should never put your trust in a ransomware gang.
An unsecured database of an India-based medical laboratory recently exposed more than 12 million test results, other patient records and development files for the company's mobile health app, according to the security researcher who found the vulnerability. Redcliffe Labs has fixed the problem.