Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has launched an investigation into an apparent breach by a radiologist who was taking information from one hospital where he formerly worked and using it to drum up business at another hospital.
An identity theft ring relied on a janitor to steal personal information from patient files at a Chicago hospital, authorities say.
As many as 250 patients were possible victims of identity theft at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in the year-long identity scam.
Using the stolen credit card and other...
The list of 36 recent major breaches of healthcare information posted on a government Web site likely represents a small fraction of the significant breaches in healthcare in recent months, security experts say.
Alex Cox, Research Consultant and Principal Analyst, NetWitness
Alex Cox, a research consultant and principal analyst at the IT security firm NetWitness, discovered last month the Kneber botnet, a variant of the ZueS Trojan that he says has infested 75,000 systems in 2,500 corporate and governmental organizations...