Community Health Systems Inc

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Name: Community Health Systems Inc
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 27 reports

Community Health Systems attackers exploited Heartbleed bug for access, firm says

The CEO of a security firm believes that the major Community Health Systems (CHS) breach impacting four million patients started with the exploit of a VPN device, which was vulnerable to the notorious Heartbleed bug .According to David Kennedy, the principal ... [Published SC Magazine US - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

How Hackers Stole Data From 4.5 Million Patients

Postedin Medical Data by Chris Wiltz on August 20, 2014Hackers used the well-known Heartbleed bug to steal data on 4.5 million patients from the networks of Community Health Systems.It looks like a familiar culprit is responsible for the theft of information ... [Published Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Why Healthcare Organizations Should Be Worried about the Community Health Systems Cyberattack

In an era when hospitals, physician offices, insurance companies, and patients are thoroughly entrenched in digital records, we’re quickly reminded of the risks when cyberattacks threaten our private medical data. The world received one of these serious ... [Published Inquisitr - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 15 reports

4.5 Million US Hospital Patients Could Be Victims Of Chinese Hackers

John Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineThe major US hospital group Community Health Systems has revealed that 4.5 million of its patients have had their data stolen by hackers . The attack appears to have originated in China and targets the ... [Published Red Orbit - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 12 reports

Local patients also victims in hospital information theft

By Teresa Auch Schultztauch@post-trib.com August 19, 2014 4:14PMA criminal attack targeting Porter Regional Hospital’s parent company did steal some personal information for local patients, according to the hospital.Community Health Systems Inc. announced ... [Published Post-Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 5 reports

COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM SECURITY BREACH

Community Health Systems, the company that owns Moberly Regional Medical Center and Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville announced that its computer systems have fallen prey to a data breach. The company who owns over 200 other hospitals in ... [Published CentralMOinfo.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 21 reports

Hospital company hacked, affecting 4.5m patients

Community Health Systems, a publicly traded hospital operator based in Franklin, Tennessee, said that personal data, including names, Social Security numbers and addresses, for 4.5 million patients had been compromised in a Chinese computer attack on ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 54 reports

Chinese hackers steal data from 4.5 million patients in U.S. hospital chain

NEW YORK — Chinese hackers stole Social Security numbers, names and addresses from 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems, the second-biggest for-profit U.S. hospital chain, according to the company.The attacks occurred in April and June, the ... [Published SC Now - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 13 reports

Community Health Systems suffers huge data breach

Following the news that Community Health Systems has suffered a data breach, affecting 4.5 million people - http:www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/18/us-community-health-cybersecurity-idUSKBN0GI16N20140818 - Lamar Bailey, director security R&D at Tripwire ... [Published Vigilance Security Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 23 reports

6 Heartland hospitals included in hospital system hack

(KFVS/CNN) - Personal information of patients of the Community Health Systems hospitals could be in the hands of hackers.More than 200 hospitals, including six in the Heartland, may be impacted by this cyber attack.It includes Twin Rivers Regional Medical ... [Published KFVS12 - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 57 reports

Hospital network breach: 4.5 million patients' information stolen

DALLAS -- Personal information for millions of people is at risk after hackers targeted a hospital network.Community Health Systems announced the breach on Monday. The organization operates 206 hospitals in 29 states across the country.It says hackers ... [Published WFAA.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 36 reports

St. Cloud Regional Medical Center patients' information stolen in cyber attack

About 4.5 million people had their personal information compromised in a recent cyber attack against hospitals, including data from St. Cloud Regional Medical Center.The Orlando Sentinel reports that Chinese hackers broke into Community Health Systems ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 19 2014]

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"They can't keep up [with hackers]," said J D Sherry, Trend Micro security firm adviser for hospitals and healthcare organizations. "Their resources are tremendously overwhelmed. With day-to-day business, IT security is not top of mind."
...He commented on the future of security and what would make a platform successful, "It's taking security at the application layer, the OS layer and the network layer, and merging those together into a single unified platform."   http://bit.ly/1nnhu1D
"You should be proactive even if you don't get notified your data was lost" he said
...to where they had been sent, but that might not provide definitive clues to who hacked into the computers since stolen data are often sent to  "some other compromised machine belonging to an innocent victim not connected with the attacker" Kannabhiran said

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90% of hospitals lose their patients’ data [Published AdBanks.net - 54 mins ago]
br /> No industry has been hit harder by hacking and data breaches than health care. Recent numbers show 90% of health care organizations have exposed their patients’ data — or had it stolen — in 2012 and 2013, according to privacy researchers at ...
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Community Health Systems' bad patching practices are nothing compared to its poor encryption, network monitoring, fraud detection, and data segmentation. ...
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(Charles Pertwee/Bloomberg) Five months after Malaysia Airlines flight 370 went missing, a report emerged on Wednesday saying that Chinese hackers have targeted Malaysian government departments involved in the search for the jet. According to  the ...
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