Australian Ransomware Medical Attack: August 03 2020

Regis Healthcare loses data in Maze ransomware infection

Prompts ACSC warning on broader campaign targeting aged care.

Company Statement: Regis Healthcare ASX Statement 03 August 2020
Source: Regis Healthcare loses data in Maze ransomware infection | iTNews
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ASX-listed aged care provider Regis Healthcare has lost data to an overseas-based attacker that has also starting leaking it, prompting an industry-wide warning by federal cyber security authorities.

The company said today that it had “been targeted in a cyber attack by an overseas third party” that had “copied some data from [its] IT system and released certain personal data publicly.”

iTnews was able to confirm the cause of the incident as a Maze ransomware infection.