Millions of patients data confirmed stolen after Fortra masshack

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  • In a notice, the healthcare provider said hackers had accessed the personal data of at least one million patients.Children’s data feared stolen in Fortra ransomware attack
  • Brightline has yet to confirm how many of its patients have been impacted, but the Department of Health’s breach portal suggests more than 960,000 of the company’s pediatric mental health patients had data stolen in the cyberattack.
  • healthcare giant Community Health Systems in February was the first to confirm that hackers had stolen data from its Fortra system.
  • In a notice on its website, Brightline — which has repeatedly refused to answer TechCrunch’s questions — said this information includes protected health and personal information.U.S.
Millions of people across the U.S. had reams of personal and health information stolen in a masshack targeting dozens of companies, including healthcare providers, according to new filings with the [+2062 chars]