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Sentara Notifies Patients After Third-Party Breach

A data breach at a third-party vendor for Sentara Healthcare has exposed the medical records of more than 5,000 patients. The healthcare provider discovered the third-party breach with the help of law enforcement on November 17, 2016. Virginia-based Sentara Healthcare has begun notifying 5,454 vascular and thoracic patients of the third-party breach. The incident reportedly … More

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CoPilot Provider Support Services Discloses Breach

CoPilot Provider Support Services is currently notifying approximately 220,000 patients of doctor’s offices that use the company’s services of a data breach. The company is notifying thousands of patients of a data breach around a year after the incident occurred in October 2015. CoPilot was “made aware of and managed an unauthorized access of one … More

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Ohio State Veterinary Center Discloses Potential Breach

The Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center at Dublin disclosed a malware attack to the facility’s systems that may have compromised the data of more than 4,600 clients. The University’s veterinary medical center is notifying approximately 4,611 clients of the cyberattack and potential threat to their data. The Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center reportedly told clients … More

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PrimeWest Warns Patients of Third-Party Breach

PrimeWest Health in Minnesota is notifying members of a ransomware attack against a third-party vendor that potentially affects their data. Summit Reinsurance Services Inc. reportedly suffered a ransomware attack in March 2016. The breach affected members of clients in a range of industries, including Black Hawk College in Illinois. PrimeWest Health notified the Department of … More

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Washington Healthcare Organization Suffers Breach

The non-profit MultiCare Health System based in Tacoma, Washington is warning former and current patients of a potential data breach. The organization told patients MultiCare was notified in November 2016 that an unauthorized individual accessed an employee’s email account. MultiCare said the employee’s email account may have held some patient information. The patient data that … More

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Wyoming Hospital Targeted by W-2 Phishing Scam

The latest to fall victim to widespread W-2 phishing scams is Campbell County Health hospital located in Wyoming. A member of staff at Campbell County Health allegedly received an email impersonating an executive with the request for all W-2 forms for hospital employees. The employee complied with the email’s request and sent W-2 forms for … More

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Verity Health System Discloses Breach to Patients

California-based Verity Health System is notifying more than 10,000 patients that their personal information may have been accessed by an unauthorized third party. Verity Health officials reportedly detected suspicious, unauthorized activity on the Verity Medical Foundation – San Jose Medical Group website on January 6, 2017. The website is no longer in use by the … More

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Princeton Pain Management Notifies Patients of Breach

Princeton Pain Management in New Jersey is notifying 4,668 patients of a data breach that occurred on November 28, 2016. The medical facility claims there is no evidence that patient data was stolen from the system. However, unauthorized individuals did access the protected health information (PHI) of Princeton Pain Management’s patients. The hackers allegedly accessed … More

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Michigan Cancer Treatment Provider Discloses Breach

Singh & Arora Oncology Hematology PC in Michigan is notifying around 22,000 patients of a data breach that occurred in 2016. The Michigan cancer treatment provider notified the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that the incident affected 16,000 patients on October 21, 2016. Singh & Arora learned in August 2016 that unauthorized users … More

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Missouri Hospital Falls for W-2 Phishing Scam

Citizens Memorial Hospital in Missouri is the latest organization to fall victim to a W-2 phishing scam. An unidentified cybercriminal reportedly sent a phishing email to a hospital official requesting W-2 tax forms for all Citizens Memorial Hospital employees. The member of staff, who believed the email to be legitimate, ultimately complied with the request … More

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