Data of 15M Patients Stolen, Retrieved in LifeLabs Cyberattack

Data of 15M Patients Stolen, Retrieved in LifeLabs Cyberattack

Posted December 18, 2019
Data of 15M Patients Stolen, Retrieved in LifeLabs Cyberattack

  • LifeLabs paid hackers to retrieve the data of 15 million customers after a cyberattack; an email hack and a malware attack disrupting patient care complete this week’s breach roundup.
  • Officials paid the cybercriminals in order to retrieve the data. The action was part of a ‘collaboration with experts familiar with cyberattacks and negotiations with cybercriminals.’

    Health IT Security – Jessica Davis | December 18, 2019