Ransomware attack on Family Planning NSW

Naven Goud reports:

Family Planning NSW(FPNSW), an organization looking into the reproductive and Sexual health of Australian populace is said to have become a victim of a ransomware on Anzac Day. Officials at the New South Wales based healthcare agency has confirmed that their database was hit by ransomware and information related to the customer’s who contacted the healthcare organization in the last two and half years was locked from access.

Sources reporting to Cybersecurity Insiders said that the data of over 8000 customers who have contacted the agency and left a feedback regarding the services could have been compromised in the potential data breach. But FPNSW authorities assured that no medical records were accessed in the breach.

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