11 healthcare malware, ransomware and phishing incidents in December

Becker's Hospital Review

Katie Adams

Here are the healthcare provider malware, ransomware and phishing incidents Becker's Hospital Review reported on in December:

1. AspenPointe in Colorado Springs notified 295,617 patients of a data breach in September that exposed some of their personal information.

2. Hackers based in North Korea launched cyberattacks on drugmakers developing COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, such as Johnson & Johnson, Novavax and AstraZeneca, in hopes of securing information that could be sold or otherwise weaponized.

3. The European Medicines Agency was hit by a cyberattack, which left data related to Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine vulnerable to hackers.

4. IBM's threat intelligence task force identified...

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