ResourcesJune 8, 2022Cyberattack violating PHI of about 2m patients in the US

The US based Shields Health Care Group (SHCG) reported a healthcare cyberattack impacting about 2 million patients who received various kinds of health services at more than 30 locations across New England. SHCG discovered suspicious activity on its network on 28 March 2022, related to access to certain of its systems from March 7 to March 21. The investigation revealed that an unknown actor gained access and also acquired certain personal health information (PHI) data from the systems. Shields  launched an investigation immediately and took steps to contain the incident. Find the related notice on Shields’ website.