Category Archive: cybersecurity

California hospital notifies patients of network intrusion

An unauthorized party gained access to Petaluma (Calif.) Health Center’s network, possibly breaching patients’ protected health information. 

5 latest cyberattacks on hospitals

Cyberattacks can be enormously disruptive to hospital infrastructure and services.

Healthcare ransomware gang exploiting new vulnerability

Russian-backed ransomware gang Clop, who is known for targeting the healthcare industry, has been exploiting a new vulnerability, MOVEit Transfer. 

Ransomware gang reportedly hacks North Carolina health system

The Daixin ransomware gang has claimed to have infiltrated a North Carolina health system, which has rebuffed its demands for payment, reported June 9.

Hospital cybersecurity vendor decrypts LockBit

Nubeva Technologies, a hospital cybersecurity vendor, decrypted live LockBit ransomware at an unnamed 240-bed hospital.

Hacker access' Arizona hospital's network

An unauthorized individual accessed Little Colorado Medical Center’s systems from March 7, 2022 to April 21, 2022.

Patient data erased, compromised in Iowa health system breach

Nearly 21,000 patients at MercyOne Clinton (Iowa) Medical Center may have had their data compromised — or lost forever — in a recent hack.

Ascension Seton PHI exposed in vendor breach

Austin, Texas-based Ascension Seton is investigating a third-party vendor data breach that exposed patient information, according to a report from KVUE, an ABC affiliate.

Idaho hospitals still recovering from cyberattack

Idaho Falls (Idaho) Community Hospital and its clinics are still working to bring its IT systems back online after a cyberattack forced the hospitals to take them offline May 30. 

Ransomware gang reportedly steals data from California hospital

Panorama City, Calif.-based Mission Community Hospital was infected by ransomware after hacker group RansomHouse exploited vulnerabilities in its Paragon and Cisco systems, reported June 4.

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