85,000 Patients Notified of Security Breach
The Center of Orthopedic Specialists, a California medical facility, suffered a ransomware infection in February of 2018. Now months later, the medical facility is informing patients of a potential security breach as a result of the ransomware infection. Approximately 85,000 patient files may have been compromised, potentially releasing information including:
- Social security numbers
- Medical diagnosis
- Insurance information
- Demographic data
The medical facility is offering potentially impacted patients with two free years of credit reporting services, and protection from a $1 million insurance policy.
Other Ransomware Attacks
For a list of ransomware attacks that have already taken place in 2018, you may click here. We have also created a map, see below, of the ransomware attacks that have taken place in the U.S.