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Multiple Healthcare Providers Report Patient Data Breaches in Wake of Netgain Security Incident

Months after an apparent ransomware attack against cloud hosting and MSP Netgain Technology, the list of healthcare entities reporting major health data breaches linked to the incident is growing.

Ransomware Attack at New York-based Personal Touch Holding Corp Affects Over 753,000 Patients, Employees

A home healthcare company says a data breach affecting more than 753,000 patients, employees and former workers stems from a ransomware attack on its private cloud hosted by managed service providers.

British Clothing Retailer Fat Face Discloses Data Breach

The organization says that some employee and customer information was exposed, including names, addresses, email addresses and the last four digits of credit card numbers, plus the expiration dates.

Fake Telegram Desktop App Malware Campaign Persists

The .com and .net sites have seen 2,746 downloads of the malicious Windows executable, and a second-stage malware was then pushed down 129 times. The .org site snared 529 downloads in just two days.

Hacking Incidents, Vendor Breaches Keep Surging

As of Monday, the Department of Health and Human Service's HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website shows 89 major health data breaches affecting a total of over 7.3 million individuals so far in 2021.

Phishing Attack Uses Fake Google reCAPTCHA

The campaign begins with phishing emails that appear to come from a unified communications system used for streamlining corporate communication. This email contains a malicious email attachment.

Ryuk Ransomware Updated With 'Worm-Like Capabilities'

The developers behind the notorious strain of crypto-locking malware have given their attack code the ability to spread itself between systems inside an infected network.

Eye Care Practice: Vendor Paid Ransom for Return of Data

A California-based eye care provider says its online storage vendor was recently hit by hackers and paid a ransom for the return of patient data stolen from both entities.

Kids’ Health Insurer’s Website Vulnerable for 7 Years

The personal information of several thousand insurance applicants was inappropriately accessed, the organization says, but it has no evidence that anyone’s personal information was removed.

10 Million DDoS Attacks Reported in 2020

The number of distributed denial-of-service attacks launched in 2020 surpassed 10 million, up from 8.5 million in 2019, according to NetScout's Atlas Security Engineering and Response Team.

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