Health Data

The Ruthless Cyber Gang Behind the Hospital Ransomware Crisis

Kevin Poulsen and Melanie Evans report on Ryuk threat actors: A ransomware attack on a national hospital chain nearly brought Las Vegas hospitals to their knees. Another attack in Oregon abruptly shut down alerts tied to patient monitors tracking vital signs. In New York, one county’s only trauma center briefly closed to ambulances, with...

Former Chiropractor Found Guilty of Health Care Fraud Charges that She Schemed to Defraud Health Insurers Out of $2.2 Million

A former Orange County chiropractor was found guilty by a jury today of federal criminal charges accusing her of defrauding health insurers by fraudulently submitting and causing to be billed $2.2 million in billings for chiropractic services never provided, bogus medical diagnoses, office visits that never occurred, and medical devices falsely prescribed. Susan H....