TN: The Little Clinic notifies more than 10,000 patients after discovering glitch in online appointment system

The following is a press release: NASHVILLE, Tenn.May 22, 2020– The Little Clinic (TLC) announced today that patients could have had their protected health information (PHI) accessed due to a failure in TLC’s online appointment functionalit… Continue reading TN: The Little Clinic notifies more than 10,000 patients after discovering glitch in online appointment system

Leesburg Woman Sentenced To 48 Months In Prison For Aggravated Identity Theft And Wire Fraud

There’s an update to an insider breach previously reported on this site.  From the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida on May 19: Ocala, Florida – Senior U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore today sentenced Stacey L… Continue reading Leesburg Woman Sentenced To 48 Months In Prison For Aggravated Identity Theft And Wire Fraud

Ontario: North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit Announces Privacy Breach

The following is their notice: NORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (“Health Unit”) announced today that there was a privacy breach in relation to its online COVID-19 dashboard. The dashboard contained information relate… Continue reading Ontario: North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit Announces Privacy Breach

PA: Ex-Geisinger employee accessed hundreds of patients’ info improperly

From their notice of May 18: WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center has notified certain patients that their protected health information (PHI) may have been accessed by an individual employee in a non-permitted manner. On March 20… Continue reading PA: Ex-Geisinger employee accessed hundreds of patients’ info improperly

PsyGenics notifies patients after discovering employee email patient info to her personal email account

Michigan-based PsyGenics, Inc. provides holistic mental health services to individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. On March 25, during a routine security review, they discovered that an employee had emailed files to her … Continue reading PsyGenics notifies patients after discovering employee email patient info to her personal email account

Indiana Court of Appeals reinstates patient’s lawsuit against a hospital for breach by employee

There’s an update on a lawsuit filed in 2018 that I knew nothing about concerning a breach that occurred in 2017 that I knew nothing about. It’s been one of those days. Thankfully, reporting by Dave Stafford of the Indiana Lawyer showed up … Continue reading Indiana Court of Appeals reinstates patient’s lawsuit against a hospital for breach by employee

Hackers preparing to launch ransomware attacks against hospitals arrested in Romania

Some good news for a change. Catalin Cimpanu reports: Romanian law enforcement has cracked down today on a hacker group that was preparing to launch ransomware attacks on Romanian hospitals. Three hackers were arrested and had their homes searched in R… Continue reading Hackers preparing to launch ransomware attacks against hospitals arrested in Romania