AAA Ambulance Service, Inc attacked by ransomware

Exploit: Ransomware
AAA Ambulance Service, Inc.: Ambulance Service


Risk to Business: 1.602 = Severe Hattiesburg, Mississippi based AAA Ambulance Service, Inc. is just one of several medical sector targets impacted by ransomware this week. A ransomware attack was repelled by the company’s security in July, but it was recently discovered that some client data was obtained around August 2020.


Individual Risk: 2.316 = Severe Personal information about clients of the service was obtained by hackers, including client date of birth, Social Security number, driver’s license number, financial account number, diagnosis information, medical treatment information, patient account number, prescription information, medical record number, and health insurance information. Customers who may have been impacted have been contacted by the company and are also being offered complimentary credit monitoring services through TransUnion.

Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Serious personal information deserves serious security – and even a seemingly unsuccessful cyberattack can still result in data loss. Not only will healthcare sector companies have to pay recovery costs, but they’ll also be on the hook for regulatory penalties.

Risk Levels:
1 - 1.5 = Extreme Risk
1.51 - 2.49 = Severe Risk
2.5 - 3 = Moderate Risk

*The risk score is calculated using a formula that considers a wide range of factors related to the assessed breach.

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