Community Care Patients Sue Accounting Firm Over Data Breach

HealthITSecurity

Jessica Davis

BST, the accounting firm for Community Care Physicians, was targeted by Maze ransomware in December. One of the 170,000 patients impacted by the breach have sued, citing negligence.

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against accounting firm BST and Co. CPAs, over a ransomware attack that breached the data of 170,000 patients from Community Care Physicians in New York, first reported by local news outlet Times Union.

The class-action lawsuit was filed in the New York Supreme Court in Albany at the end of May on behalf Elmer Keach III, a patient of Community Care Physicians. Community Care Physicians is not listed as a defendant in the case.

First reported in February, Maze ransomware hackers attacked...

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