Phishing

PIH Health notifies almost 200,000 patients whose protected health information was sitting in employee email accounts that were compromised

Posted by PIH Health on their website on January 10, 2020: Notification of Data Security Incident January 10, 2020 – PIH Health has become aware of a data security incident that may have impacted personal information and protected health information belonging to certain current and former patients.  On January 10, 2020, PIH Health notified...

CA: Adventist Health Notifies 2,653 Patients After Phishing Incident

B. J. Hansen reports on a phishing incident that has resulted in Adventist Health Sonora notifying patients. According to the hospital, the incident was discovered on September 30, and an investigation was launched. On October 14, they discovered that the compromised associate’s account contained protected health information. The hospital’s notification states: Information that may...

Texas school district loses $2.3 million from phishing scam

KSAT reports: Manor Independent School District, just east of Austin, is out of $2.3 million from a phishing scam. Investigators say the phishing email was sent to multiple people at the school district and it was a single person that responded. The money was sent through three separate transactions. Read more on KSAT.