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UnitedHealth confirms Optum hack behind US healthcare billing outage

Bleeping Computer

Healthcare giant UnitedHealth Group confirmed that its subsidiary Optum was forced to shut down IT systems and various services after a cyberattack by "nation-state" hackers on the Change Healthcare platform. [.]

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ESO Solutions Healthcare Data Breach Impacts 2.7 Million

Security Boulevard

Data breaches are a major concern in the ever-evolving landscape of digital healthcare. One recent incident that has come to light involves ESO Solutions, a software provider for healthcare organizations and fire departments. million patients. […] The post ESO Solutions Healthcare Data Breach Impacts 2.7

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HMG Healthcare disclosed a data breach

Security Affairs

The Healthcare services provider HMG Healthcare has disclosed a data breach that impacted 40 affiliated nursing facilities. In November 2023, the Healthcare services provider HMG Healthcare discovered a data breach that exposed personal health information related to residents and employees at HMG affiliated nursing facilities.

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Data breach at French healthcare services firm puts millions at risk

Bleeping Computer

French healthcare services firm Viamedis suffered a cyberattack that exposed the data of policyholders and healthcare professionals in the country. [.]

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Beware of Pixels & Trackers on U.S. Healthcare Websites

The healthcare industry has massively adopted web tracking tools, including pixels and trackers. This report offers insights for cybersecurity, compliance, and privacy executives at healthcare organizations, as well as for policymakers and auditors.

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U.S. HHS Rolls Out Healthcare Cybersecurity Strategy

SecureWorld News

Healthcare data – the lifeblood of patient care – is under constant threat from cyberattacks. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has rolled out a comprehensive concept paper titled Healthcare Sector Cybersecurity Strategy: Introduction to the Strategy of the U.S. Recognizing this critical vulnerability, the U.

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Striking a Balance: Senator Wyden's Act and AI in Healthcare

SecureWorld News

This includes artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) systems that are increasingly used in healthcare. Healthcare organizations would need to evaluate their AI for accuracy, fairness, and security—similar to testing new drugs for safety and efficacy before they reach patients. for SecureWorld News.