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Sonoma Valley Hospital Website, Email Addresses Hijacked

Jessica Davis reports on a potentially very serious cyberattack that is not the type of thing you’ll usually read on this site: Sonoma Valley Hospital was forced to give up its coveted three-letter domain name in early August after hackers hijacked its website, according to local news outlet Sonoma Index-Tribune. The website had been...

Feds: PainMD’s abandoned medical records at risk of being burned, shredded

Brett Kelman reports: Federal and state prosecutors have asked a judge to halt the destruction of thousands of medical records abandoned by PainMD, a Nashville-area pain clinic company that shut down earlier this year in the midst of a fraud investigation. The medical records, which could be evidence against PainMD or important to former patients, are currently...

Are thedarkoverlord’s victims entitled to damages from Athens Orthopedic Clinic? Georgia Supreme Court to rule.

Bill Rankin reports: In the spring of 2016, a cyber thief calling himself the “Dark Overlord” hacked into the databases of a Clarke County medical clinic and emerged with the personal information of an estimated 200,000 patients. The Athens Orthopedic Clinic refused to pay the hacker’s ransom and advised current and former patients to...