10 healthcare malware, ransomware and phishing incidents this month

Iron Mountain, Mich.-based Dickinson County Health System relied on paper records after being struck by a malware attack.

The Georgia Department of Human Services started alerting 45,732 individuals of an e-mail hacking event that exposed their individual info.

Here are the doctor phishing, ransomware and malware occurrences Beckers Hospital Review reported on in the previous 30 days.

Marshall, Mich.-based Oaklawn Hospital recently alerted 26,861 clients of a worker e-mail phishing attack that exposed their secured and individual health info.

Philadelphia-based Einstein Health Network reported a cyberattack on worker e-mail accounts that compromised 1,821 individuals information.

Atlanta-based Piedmont Cancer Institute began notifying more than 5,000 patients that their personal health details was exposed as the outcome of a recent email phishing event.

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Monday, October 26th, 2020
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University of Missouri Health Care reported an email phishing attack that exposed 189,736 clients secured health information.

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Ashtabula (Ohio) County Medical Center reopened its inpatient medical facility system three weeks after a cyberattack forced its computer system offline.

Philadelphia-based eResearch Technology, a company that offers software used in medical trials, was the victim of a ransomware attack that slowed some scientific trials, as scientists needed to track clients using pen and paper.

AAA Ambulance Service, a Mississippi-based ambulance company, reported a ransomware attack that potentially breached patient info.

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UCare Minnesota, an independent nonprofit health insurance, changed email account passwords and enhanced security after discovering that an unapproved individual accessed some business e-mail accounts.