eHealth ransomware attack potentially catastrophic for Saskatchewan health card holders

Now, five months later, eHealth admits it still doesn’t know exactly what information was taken, who took it, where it went or what it’s being used for.

And that is a recipe for disaster.

CBC News reports:

The bad guys slipped the virus into the eHealth Saskatchewan computer system on Dec. 20. For the next 17 days, it crept undetected through the network, copying some of the most sensitive health and personal information collected by government.

This massive intrusion stopped Jan. 6, but not because the cyberthieves were caught. That’s when the shakedown began.

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