Data of Lister fertility clinic patients and other medical practices compromised by ransomware attack on third-party vendor
Jay Jay reports:
In a letter sent to about 1,700 patients, Lister Fertility Clinic said that a ransomware attack on Stor-a-file Limited, a firm that scans medical records for the clinic, compromised the sensitive information of patients.[…]
The document management firm said that the ransomware attack affected 13 organisations, six of them in the healthcare sector. In a statement, the firm said, “The incident occurred in September. The ICO and police were contacted as soon as we knew what had happened. Our clients were informed once it had been established any of their data may have been compromised.
Read more on Teiss.