New York based fertility clinic, Extend Fertility, has confirmed that they suffered a ransomware attack back in December 2021. Third-party cyber forensic analysts were hired to investigate the attack. So far, investigations have revealed that the threat actors behind the attack accessed servers that contained patient information. Some if this information includes first and last name, gender, home address, phone number, email address, and date of birth, medical history, diagnosis and treatment information, dates of service, lab test results, prescription information, provider name, medical account number and financial information. The group or individual behind the attack has not yet been discovered, but analysis is still being conducted. The total number of affected individuals has not been confirmed, however, some individuals have started to receive notifications stating that their information was involved in the incident.
Written by: Nataliia Zdrok, Threat Intelligence Analyst at Binary Defense Russia’s invasion of Ukraine increased