Maryland's Medicaid program is threatened by security gaps exposing data and information systems to unauthorized access and disruption of critical operations.
A MongoDB database was exposed online that contained health care information for 2 million patients in Mexico. This data included information such as the person's full name, gender, date of birth, insurance information, disability status, and home address.
Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) revealed today that a hacker had breached its IT systems and stolen personal and health-related data on roughly 1.5 million citizens.
LabCorp, the US' biggest blood testing laboratories network, announced on Monday that hackers breached its IT network over the weekend.
Cass Regional Medical Center, a Missouri health care center, announced on their Facebook page that they have been affected by an undisclosed ransomware. This incident affected their internal communications system and their electronic health record (EHR) system.
Security researchers can't explain how and why malware has infected computers that control MRI and X-ray machines at countless of healthcare organizations across the world.
The US Food & Drug Administration plans to ask Congress for more funding and regulatory powers to improve its approach towards medical device safety, including on the cybersecurity front.
A hacker or hacker group might have stolen healthcare data for more than half of Norway's population, according to reports in local press.
An Indiana hospital paid a ransom of $55,000 to get rid of ransomware that had infected its systems and was hindering operations last week.
Patients with pacemakers manufactured by Abbott — formerly St. Jude Medical's — are advised to reach out to their doctors and inquire about the availability of a security update for their implanted medical devices.
Several hospitals part of the NHS Lanarkshire board were hit on Friday by a version of the Bit Paymer ransomware. The infection took root on late Friday, August 25. NHS Lanarkshire officials acknowledged the incident right away.
Security researchers from WhiteScope have uncovered over 8,600 vulnerabilities in pacemaker systems and the third-party libraries used to power various of their components.
Reports have surfaced that the WannaCry ransomware has infected actual medical devices, not just computers at medical facilities.
Scientists and medical professionals published a research paper in which they detailed a simple and inexpensive approach to creating a device that can be used to hack Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICDs), also referred to as pacemakers.