Another day, another ransomware attack in the health care sector

John Blodgett reports:

An unauthorized person hacked into the computer system of a chain of health clinics in the San Gabriel Valley and installed “ransomware,” the company that operates the clinics reported Wednesday.

The breach of one server occurred in October, according to a news release from the East Valley Community Health Center, which operates clinics in West Covina, Pomona, Covina and La Puente.

However, there is “no indication” patient information has been accessed or used illegally, company officials say.

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Related: EVCH reported this incident to the California AG’s office, here (pdf).

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