Open source data integration platform Mirth Connect is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability that can be exploited without authentication, cybersecurity firm Horizon3.ai warns. Developed by NextGen HealthCare, Mirth Connect is a cross-platform interface engine that healthcare organizations rely on for information management. Tracked as CVE-2023-43208, the newly disclosed issue is a bypass for ..
Healthcare solutions giant Henry Schein recently disclosed a cybersecurity incident that disrupted some of its business operations and may have resulted in a data breach. The company revealed on October 15 that its manufacturing and distribution businesses had been hit by a cyberattack a day earlier. Henry Schein said it took some of its systems ..
Roughly 78% of the healthcare organizations in North America, South America, the APAC region, and Europe experienced a cyberattack over the past year, according to a new report from industrial and IoT security firm Claroty. Polling responses from 1,100 cybersecurity, IT, engineering, and networks professionals working full time at healthcare organizations, the report reveals that ..
Tampa General Hospital this week started informing patients that their personal information was compromised in a ransomware attack that has impacted approximately 1.2 million individuals. In an incident notice on its website, the Tampa-based medical center announced that the attack was discovered on May 31, when its monitoring tools detected unusual activity on internal systems. ..
Healthcare solutions provider NextGen Healthcare has started informing roughly one million individuals that their personal information was compromised in a data breach. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company makes and sells electronic health records software and provides doctors and medical professionals with practice management services. On Friday, NextGen Healthcare informed the Maine Attorney General’s Office ..
Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 55 with When it comes to artificial intelligence, the hype, hope, and foreboding are suddenly everywhere. But the turbulent tech has long caused waves in health care: from IBM Watson’s failed foray into health care (and the long-held hope that AI tools may one day beat doctors at ..
A top administrator with Washington’s health insurance exchange apologized to House members on Wednesday for the data breach that resulted in the disclosure of personal information for thousands of users, including members of Congress. The leak was the result of human error, Mila Kofman, executive director of the District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority, ..
Non-profit health insurer Point32Health says it has taken systems offline to contain a ransomware attack identified this week. Established in 2021 as the merger between Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan, Point32Health is the second largest health insurer in Massachusetts, serving more than 2 million customers. In a notification published this week, the ..
Medical technology developer Zoll Medical is notifying roughly one million individuals that their personal information might have been compromised in a recent data breach. Zoll develops and markets medical equipment and software for advanced emergency care, including cardiac monitoring, oxygen therapy, ventilation, data management, and more. The data breach, the company says, was identified at ..
Emotional health care provider Cerebral is informing over 3.1 million individuals that their protected health information (PHI) might have been inadvertently exposed via third-party tracking technologies on its platforms. Cerebral has been using tracking technologies – such as those provided by Facebook, Google, TikTok, and others – since 2019, but disabled, reconfigured, or removed them ..