Health Data

Ramsey County data breach may have affected nearly 118,000 people

Shannon Prather reports: Nearly 118,000 people who receive Ramsey County services may have had some personal or health information compromised when hackers breached the county’s e-mail system in August 2018. County officials had initially said more than 500 people were affected last winter, but officials dramatically increased that number Tuesday after hiring an outside...

Surgical Assistant Suspected of Identity Theft Scheme at Southern California Hospitals

Eric Leonard, Philip Drechsler and Andrew Blankstein report: A man who worked as a surgical assistant has been arrested on suspicion of stealing identities, financial data, and money from employees and patients while working at several Los Angeles area hospitals, law enforcement sources told NBCLA. James Shannon, also known as James Sannon and other...