Aultman health Foundation Notifying Patients of Insider-Wrongdoing The Ohio foundation is notifying approximately 7,000 patients that a former employee accessed their records without business need. HOYA Optical Labs of America Notifying Patients of Ransomware Incident as first reported by HealthITSecurity, the Japanese-headquartered firm notified 3,259 U.S. patients of a ransomware incident. The incident occurred in mar and was discovered in April. To their credit, they informed those affected that the stolen data had been published by the threat actors. Implementing the HIPAA Security Rule: telephone for Comments Extended to July 9th The National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has extended the due date to July 9, 2021, for providing comments on NIST Special publication (SP) 800-66 revisal 1, An Introductory Resource guide for Implementing the health indemnity Portability and Accountability roleplay (HIPAA) security Rule (Resource Guide). See the call for comments for more details and instructions for submitting comments. maintenance N tutelage indemnity company of north Carolina, Inc. d/b/a HealthTeam reward (HealthTeam Advantage) Notifies Members of beacon health Solutions breach DataBreaches.net had first noted the lighthouse health Solutions breach in a November, 2020 report after it appeared on REvil’s dedicated leak site in October. We later learned that lighthouse notified HHS on December 11, 2020, but their report claimed 500 patients impacted, which seemed significantly less than what had been publicly dumped by threat actors. in April, BHS issued a press free that this site reported and criticized for claiming that they first discovered the transgress on January 29. This week, care N care insurance fellowship of northward Carolina, Inc. d/b/a HealthTeam reward (HealthTeam Advantage) disclosed that they were impacted by the breach. Their note stated, in part, “Prior to the emerge being discovered, certain penis info may have been compromised.” “May make been?” lighthouse Health Solutions doesn’t know for sure? Two More Entities disclose impact from Elekta breach health Team Advantage wasn’t the only covered entity first disclosing this week that they had been impacted by a business associate transgress months ago. renown health disclosed that they had been impacted by the Elekta transgress first mentioned on this site in April. The Swedish radiology software provider incident impacted a number of covered entities, and Renown Health wasn’t the only entity to publication a notification this month — Cancer Centers of southwestward Oklahoma also issued a notification. duplicate Med LLC Notifies Employees of breach Sometimes it’s the employees and not the patients… duplicate Med LLC in California is notifying 366 employees of unauthorized access to some of their info in its systems between september 28, 2020 and october 4, 2020. CaptureRx Notifies More Impacted Entities and Patients, Updates Numbers Again DataBreaches.net has continued to track reports stemming from a transgress of NEC Networks LLC dba CaptureRx, a special pharmacy benefits provider. in May, CaptureRx had indicated that 1,919,938 people had been impacted. In an updated filng this week, however, they reported the number now stands at 2,420,141. send in the Lawyers or Regulators Scripps health faces four class-action suits citing ransomware records transgress ii such proceedings were filed in federal court on monday and hold been added to the two cases already in state court books since early June. Everything makes essentially the same basic claim: Scripps failed to encounter its obligations to protect patient information, exposing patients to potential fallouts from personal information theft to medical fraud. Colonial Pipeline Sued for flatulence Crisis From Ransomware assail Colonial Pipeline Co. was sued by a gas station seeking to interpret thousands more over the ransomware attempt in May that paralyzed the U.S. orient Coasts flow of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. EZ Mart 1 LLC, a two-pump station in Wilmington, North Carolina, buys its fuel from a distributor supplied by Colonial, according to a complaint filed monday in federal courtroom in Georgia. SEC Investigating Companies Handling of SolarWinds attack The SEC is seeking to determine whether public-company victims made appropriate disclosures to investors, if there was suspicious trading related to the cyberattack and whether private data was compromised.