Ransomware continues to escalate globally and targets more and more essential services. This particular attack has been devastating for the UK, knocking out patient records and rendering hospitals completely at its mercy. With no ability to access patient records and essential data patients are being turned away on a large scale.
Anthem, the second largest health insurance company operating under Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Amerigroup and Healthlink has suffered a massive data breach. The company announced that they have been the victim of a "very sophisticated external cyber attack" on their system. The information compromised includes names, birthdays, medical ID's, Social [...]