Scammers target Health Records

News is circulating that the Virginia Department of Health Professions has had its online digital record databases cracked and deleted in a bid to extort a ransom… The site is used by pharmacists to track prescription drug abuse and is thought to contain more than 8 million patient records and 35 million prescriptions. Not only is a breach of this scale of serious concern to the millions of patients affected but it just might derail public eHealth initiatives across the USA.


More indepth coverage of this can be found at The Washington Post and Chilmark Research.

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