Vermont Health accessed numerous times before breach detected – report

Jillian Kay Melchior has an update on the Vermont Health breach reported previously:

A Romanian attacker hacked the Vermont health exchange’s development server last December, gaining access at least 15 times and going undetected for a month, according to records obtained by National Review Online.

CGI Group, the tech firm hired to build Vermont Health Connect, described the risk as “high” in a report about the attack. It also found possible evidence of sophisticated “counter-forensics activity performed by the attacker to cover his/her tracks.”

Read more on National Review Online.

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