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HIPAA & Cybersecurity Update

  • Hacker Giraffe (hacking group) which claims to have recently hacked into a couple hundred thousand printers, has now claimed to have hacked into 5,500 smart TVs and Google Home devices.
  • The Dark Overlord (hacking group) claims it has successfully hacked 3 commerical property insurance companies (Hiscox Syndicates, Lloyds of London and Silverstein Properties) and is threatening to release confidential documents that are related to 9/11 terrorist attacks, unless the firms pay a ransom.
  • Bankers Life Insurance, headquartered in Chicago, IL, notified an unknown number of people that their PHI may have been exposed when they attempted to sign up for insurance on Humana Health Insurance website.
  • Wichita State University of Kansas notified an unknown number of employees that their paychecks may have been diverted to another bank account due to email phishing attack.
  • Chaplaincy Health Care of the tri-city area of the State of Washington, notified 1,000 patients that their PHI was exposed after email phishing attack.
  • The Bobby Yee Podiatric Clinic notified of Monterey, CA notified 24,000 patients that their PHI may have been exposed after a ransomware attack.
  • The Sterling National Financial Group of Rockwall, TX notified 500,000 customers of National Life Group that their info may have been exposed after a hacking attack from The Dark Overlord.
  • The Detroit Fire Department of Michigan notified an unknown number of employees that their PHI may have been exposed after paper medical records were found in an abandoned training school
  • Titan Manufacturing and Distributing of Memphis, TN notified an unknown number of customers that their info may have been exposed after a malware attack.
  • The California Department of Insurance notified 24,450 customers that their info may have been exposed after it was inadvertently made available on publicly accessible website.
  • Solis Mammography announced that their Phoenix, AZ location exposed the PHI of 500 patients after an employee had their laptop computer stolen.
  • Dekalb County School District of Georgia notified 3,000 students and their parents that their info was exposed when it was inadvertently exposed on public accessible website.
  • Harold T. Martin, former employee of NSA, pleads guilty to stealing classified paper documents and may have sold them to Shadow Brokers (Russian) on the dark web.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Detroit, Michigan notified 15,000 patients that their PHI may have been exposed after an employee had their laptop computer stolen.
  • The City of Lake Charles, LA notified an unknown number of people that their info may have been exposed after a hacking incident.
  • Family Physicians Group of Orlando, FL notified 8,000 patients that their PHI was exposed after email phishing attack.
  • Chicago Public Schools notified an unknown number of students and their parents that their info may have been exposed after it was accessed by a former principal.
  • Teton School District of Idaho suspended Carl Church, its business manager, after it found that $784,000 was paid out via email to fraudulent accounts.
  • Dental Center of Northwest Ohio notified an unknown number of patients that their PHI was exposed after a ransomware attack.
  • Choice Rehabilitation of Creve Coeur, Missouri notified an unknown number of patients that their PHI was exposed after an email phishing attack.
  • The State of Alaska Department of Revenue notified an unknown number of people that their info may have been exposed after a website was hacked.
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