Australian Information Security Incident Reported: November 02 2019

Australian DataBreach CyberCrime 2019: Cyber criminals hack Perth Anaesthetic Group hospital and steal patients’ personal information in terrifying security breach.

Perth Anaesthetic Group was hacked as criminals accessed patient information. Several patients were sent fake invoices from the hackers demanding payments

Source: Cyber criminals hack a hospital and steal patients’ personal information in terrifying security breach | Daily Mail Australia (Australia)
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Cyber criminals hacked a medical practice and stole patients’ confidential information in a terrifying security breach.

Perth Anaesthetic Group in the city’s south was hacked on Thursday morning and criminals gained access into the hospital’s database.

The cyber hackers sent out fake invoices to several patients demanding they submit payments for treatments.

Andrew Miller, Western Australia President for the Australian Medical Association said ‘sensitive information’ on patients had been on offer to the hackers. ‘There’s no doubt potentially quite sensitive information here,’ he said.