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Indiana health network pays about $55,000 ransom to hackers

Indiana health network pays about $55,000 ransom to hackers

By Associated Press  |  January 17, 2018

Hancock Health paid a roughly $55,000 ransom to hackers from an "unidentified criminal group" to regain access to hospital computer systems. The network said it found no evidence that patient information was adversely affected.

18,470 Henry Ford Health System patients' data hacked

18,470 Henry Ford Health System patients' data hacked

By Jay Greene  |  December 06, 2017

More than 18,000 Henry Ford Health System patients' personal health information was viewed or stolen in early October by an unknown person or entity who hacked the Detroit-based health system's electronic health records.

Equifax breach exposes healthcare vendor vulnerabilities

By Dave Barkholz  |  September 12, 2017

The data security breach at Equifax is a cautionary note to hospitals and payers to watch out for vendor vulnerabilities. Equifax is the financial verification vendor for the exchange marketplaces.

Data Points: Healthcare data breaches

Data Points: Healthcare data breaches

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 21, 2017

The frequency and scope of data breaches--from cyberattacks to simple theft and loss--has grown along with the exploding volume of digitized information in healthcare delivery and financial transactions.

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