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.
The OneTouch Ping Insulin Pump system from Animas Corporation contains three vulnerabilities that could allow a remote attacker to trigger an overdose, warned Internet security firm Rapid7, in an announcement later confirmed by the device manufacturer.
The Russian espionage group Tsar Team, aka Fancy Bear, got into the ADAMS system through an account created by the International Olympic Committee for the 2016 Rio Games.
SCAN Health Plan is notifying users that remote attackers were able to gain access to the contact sheets system and accessed the personal information of past and current members and some non-plan members.
Eschewing the bug bounty route, a cybersecurity firm which detected a flaw in a medical device from St. Jude Medical, partnered with an investment firm to capitalize on its knowledge and short sell stock in the device manufacturer.
The explosive growth in ransomware has once again heated up the debate as to whether infected organizations have an ethical responsibility to refuse payment. But are some companies exacerbating the problem by paying up even when they have viable data backups?
A laptop taken home by an employee of the Whitehead Nursing Home was stolen.
In a revision of its policies, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights has instructed its regional offices to place more of an emphasis on investigating smaller health-care data breaches that affect fewer than 500 individuals.
Patient records were compromised at Bon Secours, a nonprofit health care provider.
In what is being flagged as a threat to the health care sector, the source code of all of PilotFish Technology's software has been posted to the dark web.
Oregon State Hospital's maximum security ward is notifying patients of a data breach.
Advocate Health Care will pay $5.55 million for a breach that led to the exposure of personally identifiable information of four million patients.
An analysis of malicious threats tracked by managed security services provider Solutionary reported that ransomware attacks targeting healthcare companies comprised 88 percent of all ransomware attacks.
Health care consortium Kaiser Permanente's Northern California division has publicly disclosed a data breach after two of its employees allegedly stole an unspecified number of ultrasound machines containing protected health information.
Two critical reports showed a lack of public trust in NHS security and confidentiality handling patient records causing the government to scrap plans for a unified doctor and hosptial patient database.
Fingers are pointing at a third-party vendor as the culpable party behind the exposure of personally identifiable information of 4,300 patients of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).