Healthcare data to 6,000 Roper St. Francis Hospital patients exposed  

Exploit: Unauthorized Database Access (Phishing) 
Roper St. Francis Hospital: Medical Center 


Risk to Small Business: 2.354 = Severe A newly-announced security breach occurred at Roper St. Francis Hospital between June 13 and June 17. An attacker was able to gain access to a treasure trove of healthcare data by compromising an an employee’s email in a suspected phishing incident at the Charleston, SC hospital. The patient information that was compromised contained names, birth dates, detailed medical records, insurance information, and Social Security numbers.


Individual Risk: 2.004 = Severe Patients and former patients can determine if attackers got their data by calling a toll-free call center for more information at 1-888-498-0916

Customers Impacted: 6,000
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Health care information is at a premium right now because it is a hot seller on the Dark Web – and with an exponential increase in phishing, every healthcare sector organization is high on the hit list for bad actors.

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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