Health Data

Thousands of patients’ information potentially accessed after cyber breach at Louisiana State University Health

Chris Finch reports: LSU Health New Orleans Health Care Services Division said it became aware of a cyber intrusion into an employee’s electronic mailbox. Email messages or attachments contained limited information about patients who received care at Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center in Independence; Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center in Houma; W. O. Moss...

Under the radar: more attacks on healthcare entities

The attacks on the medical sector continue, although not all get a lot of media coverage. This week, DataBreaches.net noted the Alamance Skin Center ransomware breach which had left the medical entity with unrecoverable data on 100,000 patients. I get a knot in my stomach just thinking about breaches like that one. Today, DataBreaches.net...