Former GenRx Pharmacy Patients’ PHI Potentially Compromised in Ransomware Attack

HIPAA Journal

Steve Alder

Scottsdale, AZ-based GenRx Pharmacy is alerting certain patients that some of their protected health information has potentially been compromised in a ransomware attack. The attack was detected on September 28, 2020 and the IT team acted quickly and terminated the attacker’s access to its systems the same day. The investigation confirmed ransomware was deployed on 27 September and prior to the use of ransomware a small number of files containing protected health information were exfiltrated by the attackers.

A review of the stolen files...

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