Breach discovered during ransomware investigation…
The Peachtree Neurological Clinic, located in Atlanta, Georgia was hit with ransomware. The clinic is not disclosing when the attack took place. However, they did report not paying the ransom demand and restoring the files internally. Although, throughout the investigation and remediation process, the medical facility learned of a security breach. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, the breach occurred from February 2016 to May of 2017.
The hospital reported, they have contacted all impacted parties; however, they are uncertain what information was exactly breached. For instancce, it is unknown if patient files were leaked, insurance information was stolen, payment information hacked, etc.
Other ransomware attacks
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