Ranswomware Hits Allscripts, Leading to Lost Revenue and a Class Action Lawsuit

A recent ranswomware attack on Allscripts, a leading health IT and EHR vendor, resulted in chaos for hundreds of providers as well as a class action lawsuit, according to court filings.

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Proposed State Legislation Would Broaden Data Breach Protections

“Last year, more than 5.3 million North Carolinians were estimated to have been affected by a data breach,” said North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein in a press release.

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Prepare for Ransomware 2.0, Experts Warn Healthcare Industry

In the wake of recent attacks, experts are warning that so far the healthcare industry has only dealt with “Ransomware 1.0”—and needs to be prepared for when “Ransomware 2.0” hits

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Industry Keeping a Weather Eye for Medical Device, Ransomware Hacks
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Industry Keeping a Weather Eye for Medical Device, Ransomware Hacks

As the healthcare industry faces an ever-increasing swell tide of cybersecurity threats, from device hacking to the proliferation of ransomware attacks, regulators and organizations move to stem the tide.

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Concerns About Ransomware Rise as Attack Rates Climb

A series of recent surveys point to challenging times ahead for healthcare providers who have neglected to take the proper steps to prevent a cybersecurity attack.

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