TX: Medical provider waited months to send patients letters about ransomware attack

This is a follow-up to an incident first reported on this site back in May.  Jeremy Rogalski reports:

HOUSTON — A local health care provider attacked by a ransomware virus did not send letters to patients informing them of the data breach for months, KHOU 11 Investigates has confirmed.

Gastroenterology Consultants mailed notices to more than 161,000 patients on Aug. 6, informing them of a “data security incident” that occurred on Jan. 10.

“It’s just ridiculous,” patient Amber Wietlispach said.

Read more on KHOU 11.

DataBreaches.net never saw this particular incident on any dark web leak site and does not know who the threat actors are.

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