U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Jul 9, 2024 1 min read
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

In a major cyberattack on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, attackers were able to infiltrate network systems and gain unauthorized access to a vast quantity of sensitive personal health information. The breach affected millions of individuals, compromising their private data, medical records, and possibly leading to widespread fraud. The attack also disrupted critical healthcare services, which had cascading effects on patient care and operational efficacy. The incident exposed the necessity for robust cybersecurity measures in the healthcare industry and prompted an urgent reassessment of data protection protocols within the department.

Source: https://www.hcinnovationgroup.com/cybersecurity/article/53080793/cyber-expert-mac-mcmillan-on-the-hhs-aha-exchange-on-cyber-preparedness

"id": "hhs002070924",
"linkid": "hhsgov",
"type": "Breach",
"date": "12/2023",
"severity": "100",
"impact": "4",
"explanation": "Attack with significant impact with customers data leaks"

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