Irish patients’ data stolen by hackers shows up in negotiation chat

Laura Noonan in Dublin and James Shotter in Warsaw report: Medical and personal information about Irish patients stolen by hackers last week is now being shared online, screenshots and files seen by the Financial Times show.  The records offered online by hackers to further their demands for almost $20m in ransom also include internal...

Judge lets novel claim stand in UHS patient data breach lawsuit

Brendan Pierson reports: A federal judge has narrowed a lawsuit brought by patients against hospital operator Universal Health Services Inc over a data breach last year, finding that merely having their data exposed did not give patients standing to sue but that one plaintiff could go forward with a claim that he was harmed...

Trailer maker Utility targeted in “cyber event”

Nate Tabak reports: Utility Trailer Manufacturing, one of the largest U.S. producers of trailers for the trucking industry, was targeted in an apparent ransomware attack that exposed personal information of numerous employees. The California-based company told FreightWaves that it had “suffered a cyber event” that disrupted some systems temporarily. The company disclosed the incident...

Cybersecurity incident causes disruption and some delays at Ardagh Group

Global packaging group Ardagh is a supplier of recyclable metal and glass packaging for the world’s leading brands. It  operates 57 metal and glass production facilities in 12 countries, employs more than 16,000 people with sales of approximately $7 billion. In 2018, Ardagh deployed Vectra Cognito AI solution. Vectra Cognitio AI  uses Machine Learning...