Saskatoon gynecology clinic hit with ransomware attack: report

Rory MacLean reports:

A ransomware attack on a Saskatoon obstetrics and gynecology clinic left the personal health information of up to 20,000 patients in the hands of malicious hackers, according to the province’s privacy watchdog.

In a report issued in September, Privacy Commissioner Ronald Kruzeniski said the attack targeting Saskatoon Obstetric and Gynecologic Consultants resulted from a staff member opening a malicious email attachment at their workstation in late December 2020.

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