A team of researchers yesterday disclosed 22 vulnerabilities in OpenEMR, a widely used medical practice management software program that supports electronic medical records, including a portal authentication bypass flaw that could have allowed users to access random patient records.
A MongoDB database containing the health care information of more than 2 million patients in Mexico was left exposed revealing sensitive patient information.
Sinking feeling: Hacktivist rescued by Disney cruise ship convicted for DDoS attacks against health facilities
It was not a fairy-tale ending in court yesterday for a criminal hacktivist who had to be rescued by a Disney Cruise ship in 2016, after attempting to flee to Cuba to escape charges of attacking two health care providers.
The Securities Investors Association (Singapore) or Sias announced it suffered a breach back in 2013.
A data breach and corresponding ransomware attack at an Alaskan medical billing company that compromised the health information of roughly 44,600 people counteed a Fairbanks-based government municipality among its victims.
Hackers access personal data of 1.5 million SingHealth patients, including Singapore's prime minister
Singapore's largest health care group, SingHealth, acknowledged today that attackers infiltrated a company database and copied information belonging to roughly 1.5 million patients, including the country's prime minster, Lee Hsien Loong.
A customer of the medical practice management software firm MedEvolve had the PII of at least 15 patients, and possibly more, were exposed when a file on an FTP server was left open to the internet.
Data that National Health Service patients in the UK specifically requested be kept private was inadvertently used in a clinical audit and research project due to a nearly three-year long data processing error, a UK government official reported yesterday.
Healthcare claims services provider Med Associates is notifying its patients that the facility suffered a data breach in March potentially exposing PII, including medical diagnosis and payment card information.
About 23,000 accounts have been compromised by a data breach that took place at HealthEquity when an employee fell for a phishing scam.
The personal information of Elmcroft Senior Living residents and their family members, employees and others could have been stolen in a data breach that occurred in mid-May, the Louisville, KY-based company said late Friday.
The San Francisco-based health care facilities operator Dignity Health recently experienced an accidental email breach affecting 55,947 patients, according to a May 31 disclosure form the not-for-profit corporation filed with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Fifty-eight percent out of 100 senior health care executives whose companies were involved in a recent merger or acquisition said in a new survey that their particular organization uncovered a cybersecurity problem with its newly annexed business after the deal was already consummated.
LifeBridge Health is notifying 500,000 patients that their personal information was exposed in a data breach.
Allied Physicians of Michiana, Mich., reported it was hit with a SamSam ransomware attack, but was able to quickly restore its systems and the healthcare facility does not believe any patient data was compromised.
Serbian authorities yesterday announced the arrest of a Belgrade man for his alleged affiliation with The Dark Overlord, a malicious cyber threat actor known for extorting U.S. schools, hospitals and entertainment companies, often after stealing their data or content.
The Oregon Clinic discovered on March 9 that an unauthorized third party had accessed an email account possibly exposing the personal health information for some of its patients.
The victims of a phishing attack targeting UnityPoint Health filed a class action lawsuit against the firm claiming victims were falsely told their social security numbers hadn't been compromised
Fitbit and Google have inked a deal that will have the fitness device vendor upload data to Google's Cloud Healthcare API to it can be made accessible by healthcare providers.
California's Center for Orthopaedic Specialists (COS) last week disclosed that its three facilities were affected by a ransomware attack on a third-party system that allowed adversaries to access patient data and encrypt it for the purposes of extortion.
The healthcare industry is under attack by a new cybergang named Orangeworm, which is striking with the Kwampirs backdoor.
As researchers continue to find security flaws in medical devices and threat actors continue to target the healthcare sector, the FDA is looking to impose new security measures.
Doctors at RSA on Thursday presented a riveting simulation of a health care emergency caused by a medical device hack -- showing that physicians' trust in the integrity of their equipment can be misplaced.
Texas Health Resources, a nonprofit health care delivery system in north Central Texas, has disclosed that an unauthorized party may have gained access to patient information back in October 2017 by compromising some of the organization's email accounts.
A California-based medical device manufacturer reported that 30,000 former and current customers may have had their personal information exposed when a company employee's email account was compromised.
GAO report recommends stronger security controls for third parties that receive Medicare beneficiary data
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) last week publicly released a report warning that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has failed to provide specific security controls guidance to research organizations with whom it shares Medicare beneficiary data.
Health care device manufacturer Natus Medical Incorporated has reportedly updated the software used in its Xltek EEG products, which monitor brain activity, after a researcher discovered five vulnerabilities that a remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit to trigger code execution of a denial of service condition.