Health Data

Exclusive: More than 90,000 patient billing files from an alcohol and drug addiction treatment network exposed online

Another day, another leak. In this case, an error exposed some personal and financial information of patients treated for alcohol or drug addiction.  Sunshine Behavioral Health, LLC is a private network of drug and alcohol addiction treatment facilities with locations in California, Texas, and Colorado. At some time as yet unknown to DataBreaches.net, approximately...

Medical supply firm notifies patients after phishing incident

Solara Medical Supplies, LLC in Chula Vista, California is notifying some of their patients and employees after discovering that attackers had successfully gained access to some employees’ email accounts that contained employee and patient information. According to a press release issued Tuesday, on June 28, 2019, Solara determined that an unknown actor had gained access...

Analyzing Careless Users, An Often Overlooked Threat

Many have written about how to mitigate the risks posed by malicious insiders. But what about the vulnerabilities associated with Careless Users? What actions can healthcare organizations take to better prevent a breach caused by internal negligence? The Clearwater CyberIntelligence® Institute analyzed the Critical and High risks found in Clearwater’s IRM|Analysis™ database, specifically focusing...