Why Healthcare Security Matters

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    The biggest medical data breaches in history
    July 18, 2019
    https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/biggest-medical-data-breaches/
     
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    Amazon threatens to sue major pharmacy player if it prevents PillPack from accessing patient drug data
     
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    Phishing Attack Aimed at Stealing Payroll Deposits
    Healthcare System's Procedures Helped Prevent the Crime
    July 19, 2019
    https://www.databreachtoday.com/phishing-attack-aimed-at-stealing-payroll-deposits-a-12804
     
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    AMCA Breach: Many More Impacted Healthcare Firms Come Forward
    July 22, 2019
    https://www.securityweek.com/amca-breach-many-more-impacted-healthcare-firms-come-forward
    The list of affected firms that came forward last week includes American Esoteric Laboratories (534,500 impacted and another 7,400 with financial data), Sunrise Medical Laboratories (412,000 impacted and 15,000 with financial data), CBLPath (145,100 impacted and 3,800 with financial data), Laboratory Medicine Consultants (143,400 impacted and 4,200 with financial data), Austin Pathology Associates (44,700 impacted and 1,800 with financial data), South Texas Dermatopathology (14,900 impacted and another 1,200 with financial data), Pathology Solutions (12,700 impacted and 600 with financial data).

    The list of companies that had less than 10,000 impacted patients includes Laboratory of Dermatopathology ADX (4,000 patients impacted and another 240 with financial data compromised), Seacoast Pathology (9,200 impacted and 800 with financial data), Western Pathology Consultants (4,200 impacted and 350 with financial data), Arizona Dermatopathology (6,500 impacted and 500 with financial data), and Natera (unknown number of impacted patients).

    Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL) also reported last week that 2.2 million of its patients had personal information stolen and another 34,500 had financial information compromised.
     
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    Maitland dentist office threatened with $20,000 ransomware
    Accounting records encrypted, locked
    July 23, 2019

    https://www.clickorlando.com/news/maitland-dentist-office-threatened-with-20000-ransomware
     
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    June 2019 Healthcare Data Breach Report
    July 24, 2019
    https://www.hipaajournal.com/june-2019-healthcare-data-breach-report/
     
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    Computer issues continue at Springhill Medical Center
    July 23, 2019
    https://mynbc15.com/news/local/springhill-medical-center-allegedly-hacked-again
    Springhill Medical Center victim of ransomware attack
    July 24, 2019
    https://mynbc15.com/news/local/mobile-police-springhill-medical-center-was-victim-of-cyber-attack
     
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    Hospital still mum on ransomware attack
    July 24, 2019
    https://www.thedailyworld.com/news/hospital-still-mum-on-ransomware-attack/
     
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    Park DuValle health center pays $70,000 ransom for patient records in cyberattack
    July 25, 2019
    https://www.wdrb.com/in-depth/park-...cle_68416546-af0b-11e9-ba4d-0bd49b023c3e.html
     
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    'Survivor' Lessons from an Attack on Dental Practice
    Florida Dentist Describes Recovering from Ransomware Attack
    July 26, 2019

    https://www.inforisktoday.com/blogs/survivor-lessons-from-attack-on-dental-practice-p-2779
     
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    Two Hospitals in Puerto Rico Suffer Ransomware Attack
    press release
     
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    Surescripts Cuts Off Vendor to Amazon Unit, Citing Misuse
    July 29, 2019
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...pact-with-vendor-to-amazon-unit-citing-misuse
     
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    A little bit more info about the attack:
    Ransomware Attack Impacts 522,000 Patients in Puerto Rico
    July 29, 2019
    https://www.inforisktoday.com/ransomware-attack-impacts-522000-patients-in-puerto-rico-a-12848
     
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    These aging-in-place apps empower seniors to be safe, save money and get medical care
     
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    How 4 IT technicians saved an Arizona hospital from hacker ransomware
    July 30, 2019
    https://eu.azcentral.com/story/news...are-wickenburg-community-hospital/1842572001/
     
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    Microsoft, Amazon, other tech giants forge ahead on healthcare data sharing pledge
     
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    DirectTrust Launches Effort for Secure Instant Messaging
    New Initiative Focused on Developing IM Standard for Healthcare
    July 30, 2019

    https://www.inforisktoday.com/directtrust-launches-effort-for-secure-instant-messaging-a-12857
     
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    32 Million Breached Patient Records in First Half of 2019 Double Total for All of 2018
    July 31, 2019
    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-rel...9-double-total-for-all-of-2018-300894237.html
     
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    Judge Gives Go-Ahead for Settlement of Premera Breach Case
    Health Insurer Must Spend $42 Million on Security Enhancements
    July 31, 2019

    https://www.inforisktoday.com/judge-gives-go-ahead-for-settlement-premera-breach-case-a-12865
     
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    Healthcare Cybersecurity Tips to Help Protect Your Data
    July 31, 2019
    https://readwrite.com/2019/07/31/healthcare-cybersecurity-tips-to-help-protect-your-data/
     
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    Healthcare Organizations, Is Your Patient Portal Secure?
    July 31, 2019
    https://www.workplaceprivacyreport....ures-are-insufficient-against-todays-attacks/
     
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    Imperial Health Ransomware Attack Impacts More Than 111,000 Patients
    August 2, 2019
    https://www.hipaajournal.com/imperial-health-ransomware-attack-impacts-more-than-111000-patients/
     
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    Patient horrified after medical information left at curb outside London walk-in clinic
    Doctor admits it was a mistake as staff from Ontario's privacy commissioner investigate
    July 31, 2019

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/doctor-patient-records-1.5225532
     
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    Standard Would Enable Instant Messaging Among EHR Platforms
    DirectTrust CEO Scott Stuewe Describes ANSI-Accredited Standard Development Effort
    August 2, 2019

    https://www.inforisktoday.com/inter...-instant-messaging-among-ehr-platforms-i-4408
     
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    Presbyterian data breach affects some 183,000 patients
    August 2, 2019
    https://www.abqjournal.com/1348856/...fo-but-do-not-seem-to-have-used-anything.html
     
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