The Daniel Drake Center (DDC) for Post-Acute Care, which is part of the University of California's health system, reported patient information was accessed and viewed by an unauthorized employee over a two-year period.
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has alerted more than 1,500 of a data breach caused by an employee who shared personal information with unauthorized individuals.
Thousands of University of Iowa Health Care (UIHC) patients had some of their private information inadvertently posted for more than two years on a web application development site.
Indiana Medicaid members may have had their personally identifiable information compromised when a third-party vendor mistakenly made public a link to the data.
Researchers from Trend Micro have discovered a malware campaign seemingly targeting Israeli hospitals with highly obfuscated information-stealing malware that abuses LNK shortcut files.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) reported a data breach possibly affecting almost 2,000 people in the Houston area.
Botched security: Celebrities, other patients, affected after plastic surgery files are breached and stolen
Hackers on Tuesday publicly posted more than 25,000 files and private images stolen from a Lithuanian plastic surgery clinic after attempting to financially extort the medical facility and its clients.
In a case of no good deed goes unpunished, five Australian hospitals accidently locked out staff access to the computer systems after installing patches designed to protect them from WannaCry ransomware.
As the world returned to work on Monday, businesses continued to pick up the pieces following a historic cyberattack that crippled Windows machines across the globe with WanaCrypt0r 2.0 ransomware.
Ontario, Canada mistakenly exposed thousands of residents' personal information after printing the wrong addresses on individuals' health card renewal forms, causing them to be sent to strangers, according to the Ottawa Citizen.
A zero-day bug in Microsoft Office and WordPad that hackers exploited to spy on targeted users, implant malware, and steal banking credentials took nine months to fix, according to news reports.
A sharp spike in the number of health care data breaches was recorded in March with 39 incidents taking place compromising more than 1.5 million patient record.
Russian APT group Fancy Bear is believed to have struck again, this time compromising the medical data of more than 80 International IAAF athletes.
About 9,000 Verity Health patients had their personal data compromised after an unauthorized entry was discovered in the health system's network.
The breach of a third party vendor resulted in Virginia-based Sentara Healthcare notifying more than 5,000 patients about their information being compromised.
In mid-December a laptop belonging to a doctor working at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group was stolen.
Health care organizations in the United States lost far fewer patient records in 2016 due to cyberattacks, compared to the year before, but suffered through almost twice as many data breaches during the year.
The California Department of Insurance reported that the 2015 Anthem breach was the result of a nation state attack.
Personal data belonging to health care professionals working for the U.S. military was sitting exposed on an insecure server operated by a medical services subcontractor, a security researcher from MacKeeper reported on Saturday.
With all the current concern over IoT being insecure from cyberattacks, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted a timely blog post outlining the agency's final guidance for medical device safety.
The healthcare industry had an up and down November with the number of patient records lost in data breaches declining, but the number of incidents reaching a new high for the year.
New research by Vanson Bourne shows security as the top concern when considering management of staff mobile devices, however only 54 percent of respondents are confident that their organisation can quickly adapt to changing regulations.
Over the last 12 months, the cybercriminals behind the SamSa ransomware campaign targeting healthcare organizations have raked in at least $450,000 in ransom payments.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Broward Health announced a breach that may have compromised patient data.
The healthcare vertical is at particular risk from ransomware. This is just one of the findings of the "2016 Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Report," a just-released survey from SecurityScorecard.
The healthcare industry saw 37 data breaches take place in September with about 250,000 patient records being compromised, but this was a major decrease from the 8.8 million records breached in August.