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Hackers Try to Extort $50 From Child; 2 Million More at Risk

February 17, 2024
BankInfoSecurity
Contributed by: Drex DeFord
Summary
Oklahoma's Integris Health faces numerous privacy lawsuits from the 2023 breach affecting 2.4M people. Cybercriminals extorted ransom from patients, including a child, M.J., using stolen data. M.J.'s mother, Teresa Johnston, argues that the exposure of personal information has caused enduring anxiety and risk of identity theft. Many lawsuits against Integris seek improved data security practices and financial compensation, accusing Integris of insufficient data security leading to easy cyber infiltration. Hackers directly demanding ransoms from patients in data breaches is an alarming trend; experts advise healthcare entities to prepare strategies for such incidents.
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