Posts tagged #data breach

4.5 Million Patients Affected in UCLA Health System Data Breach

Chad Terhune at the Los Angeles Times reported that following the colossal breach at Anthem Inc. that affected over 80 million Americans this past year, hackers found a simple loophole in UCLA Health System’s security and exploited it.

Ponemon Institute Study: Healthcare is Biggest Cyber-Attack Target

According to the Ponemon Institute’s Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data, healthcare cyber-attacks have grown by more than 125 percent in the last five years, making “criminal attacks” the number-one root cause of healthcare data breaches.