Ransomware attack impacts hundreds of dental offices

Cassidy Williams reports: Hundreds of dental offices across the country were targeted in a ransomware attack. PerCSoft, IT company that was attacked, is based out of West Allis. It wasn’t immediately clear whether patient data, including Social Security numbers, was compromised. Read more on Fox6.  As Catalin Cimpanu reported on ZDNet, PerCSoft collaborated with...

Google, Medical Center Ask Court to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee reports: Google and the University of Chicago Medical Center have filed motions to dismiss a class action lawsuit that alleges patients’ electronic health records were not properly de-identified by the hospital before they were shared with Google to support the company’s predictive medical data analytics technology development efforts. The hospital and...