Macquarie Health Corp data breach fears after ransomware attack

Private hospital operator and health technology solutions vendor Macquarie Health Corporation (MHC) has reported a cyber incident with systems taken off-line as a precaution last Thursday and the attack continuing this week.

The incident is being described as ransomware attack by a group called Hive, which attacks systems running Microsoft's Windows operating system, and that the hackers are boasting that patient data is for sale on the dark web.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: cyber attack, Macquarie Health

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