Open wide and say, “Aaaargh.” ADA sends malware to dental offices?
The American Dental Association (ADA) says it may have inadvertently mailed malware-laced USB thumb drives to thousands of dental offices nationwide.
The problem first came to light in a post on the DSL Reports Security Forum. DSLR member “Mike” from Pittsburgh got curious about the integrity of a USB drive that the ADA mailed to members to share updated “dental procedure codes” — codes that dental offices use to track procedures for billing and insurance purposes.
Read more from Brian Krebs on KrebsOnSecurity.com.
Update: On my. This was their follow-up (as seen on DSLReports):