6 vendor cybersecurity breaches: 10 million patients, 200+ hospitals affected in last year

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

Six vendor's data breaches have exposed 9,970,368 patients and information from more than 200 hospitals and health systems in the last year.

Below are data breaches Becker's Hospital Review have recently covered, ranked by the number of patients affected.

Accellion, a fire transfer vendor, fell victim to a nationwide data breach that has exposed at least 3,381,272 patients. At least 12 healthcare organizations have confirmed they were affected in the nationwide data breach of file transfer vendor Accellion in January.

CaptureRx reported that there are 2,420,141 known victims affected by a ransomware attack in February and March. There are at least 22 hospitals and healthcare providers that have been affected by the breach.

Blackbaud, a company...

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