HIPAA

When 2+2 = OMG: Two hospitals, two breaches each, both discovered in same month.

 Conifer Revenue Cycle Solutions provided notice on Friday concerning a breach on January 20, 2022, when an unauthorized individual accessed a Microsoft Office 365-hosted business email account. Conifer discovered the breach on April 14, 2022. The email account is separate from Conifer’s internal network and systems, which were not impacted. But the compromise enabled...

BUSTED? A blackhat’s revenge exposes a 2-year old patient data hack that Holland Eye Surgery & Laser Center failed to disclose

A blackhat hacker known as “Lifelock” had claimed Holland Eye Surgery and Laser Center knew about his hack two years ago but failed to disclose it to patients or HHS.  A follow-up investigation by DataBreaches.net uncovered evidence supporting his claim. The evidence has been turned over to federal regulators.  On June 2, DataBreaches.net reported...