4 More U.S. Healthcare Providers Discover Email Account Breaches

Alameda Health System (AHS), an Alameda, CA-based provider of emergency, inpatient, outpatient, and wellness services in the East Bay area, has discovered an unauthorized individual temporarily gained access to the email account of an employee. AHS learned that the account was accessed for a brief period on April 8, 2020. The breach was discovered by AHS… Read More »

MU Health Care Phishing Attack Impacts 5,000 Patients

MU Health Care in Missouri has experienced a phishing attack that saw several employee email accounts compromised between May 4 and May 6, 2020. An investigation into the breach revealed the compromised email accounts contained patient information including names, account numbers, dates of birth, health insurance information, Social Security numbers, and driver’s license numbers. MU… Read More »

Slew of Lawsuits Filed Over Recent Healthcare Data Breaches

Individuals impacted by the recent data breaches at Blackbaud, Assured imaging, and BJC Healthcare have taken legal action over the exposure and theft of their personal and protected health information. Multiple Lawsuits Filed Over Blackbaud Ransomware Attack The data breach at Blackbaud is one of the largest ever breaches of healthcare data to be reported.… Read More »

CISA Issues Alert Following Surge in LokiBot Malware Activity

The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an alert following a surge in LokiBot malware activity over the past two months. LokiBot – also known as Lokibot, Loki PWS, and Loki-bot – first appeared in 2015 and is an information stealer used to steal credentials and other sensitive data from… Read More »