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Massachusetts Health Firm Reports Cyber Attack

A major medical imaging and outpatient surgery firm in Massachusetts has reported a cyber attack that may have compromised the medical data and identity of millions of patients. Shields Health Care Group said it recently became aware of suspicious activity …

Elephant Insurance Reports Data Breach

Virginia-based direct-to-consumer personal lines insurer Elephant Insurance reports that it experienced a cyber incident beginning in late March and as of April 25 its review had been able to identify consumers whose data may have been viewed or copied from …

North Dakota-Based Healthcare Billing Service Company Hacked

Federal investigators say a cyber attack on a North Dakota-based company that provides software and billing services for doctors and healthcare professionals affected more than a half-million customers. Adaptive Health Integrations of Williston was the target of a hacking incident …

Connecticut’s Bradley Airport Website Hit by Cyberattack

Connecticut officials said they were monitoring a cyberattack Tuesday that attempted to crash the website of Bradley International Airport but had no impact on operations. The Connecticut Airport Authority, which oversees Connecticut’s largest airport in Windsor Locks north of Hartford, …

Massachusetts Dairy Firm Resumes Plant Operations After Cyber Attack

Most HP Hood LLC plants are back up and running after the dairy company’s network system was the victim of a “cyber security event,” but some school districts are concerned that they will have a milk shortage as a result. …

Toyota Suspends Tokyo Factory Operations After Suspected Cyber Attack

Toyota Motor Corp. said it will suspend domestic factory operations on Tuesday, losing around 13,000 cars of output, after a supplier of plastic parts and electronic components was hit by a suspected cyber attack. No information was immediately available about …

Massachusetts City’s Pension Fund Lost $3.5M in Email Scam

An employee of Quincy’s pension fund wrongly sent $3.5 million in a wire transfer in February 2021 in response to a scam email and the funds have not been recovered. The Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission is investigating the Quincy …

Judge Nixes Former Employees’ Suit Against Marsh & McLennan Over 2021 Data Breach

A federal judge in New York has dismissed a potential class action against Marsh & McLennan by two former employees who sued after the firm suffered a data breach in 2021. The plaintiffs, Florida residents Nancy Bohnak and Janet Lea …

Maryland Confirms Ransomware Attack Disrupted Agency Reporting COVID-19 Data

The disruption of Maryland’s reporting of COVID-19 data last month was caused by a ransomware attack, state officials said Wednesday. Chip Stewart, the state’s chief information security officer, said the state has not paid extortion demands for the attack, which …

Maryland Resumes Reporting COVID-19 Deaths After Cyber Attack

Maryland officials resumed reporting coronavirus deaths Tuesday after a more than three week interruption amid an apparent cyberattack, adding more than 400 deaths to the state’s tally. At least 415 Marylanders died from COVID-19 between Dec. 4 and Tuesday bringing …