Aspire Health hacked by phishing scheme, lost ‘protected health information’

Brett Kelman reports:

Aspire Health, a large Nashville health care company that offers in-home treatment in 25 states, was hacked earlier this month and lost at least some patient information to an unknown cyberattacker.

The hack, disclosed for the first time in federal court records filed on Tuesday, occurred after a phishing attack gained access to Aspire’s internal email system on Sept. 3. The hacker then forwarded 124 emails to an external email account, including emails that contained “confidential and proprietary information and files” and “protected health information,” according to the court records.

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