This week, American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), the billing collections vendor for both Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp, reported to both companies that the data of nearly 20 million customers may have been compromised.
Three email system breaches in three states exposed protected health information and each healthcare entity is stepping up efforts so it won’t happen again.
Three university personnel began the new year without paychecks after falling victim to a payroll phishing scam.
The notorious Necurs botnet has upped its crime game by adopting a retro trick to make itself more evasive and less likely to having its phishing intercepted by your filters.
Cybersecurity firm Symantec announced this week that a hacking group called Orangeworm appears to have been targeting the healthcare industry in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
As the year comes to an end, there appears to be no end in sight for healthcare data hacks. An employee at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo recently fell for a phishing scam that potentially exposed the PHI of 650 patients.
The August 2017 HIMSS Cybersecurity Report indicates that respondents are taking proactive steps to stay ahead of security threats.
Last week, eClinicalWork, a prominet ambulatory EHR vendor (who also just released their inpatient product), will pay $155 million as a result of a lawsuit