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Medisys: 60.000 customers affected by data breach

According to an announcement Medisys Health Group, the personal information of about 60.000 of its customers has been affected, by one infringement held at systems the company's.

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Medisys, a popular healthcare provider, announced on Tuesday that it has paid ransom requested by them malicious factors and that danger public disclosure of the information affected is very small.

The breach of security has affected about 5% of Medisys customers, the company said. Also according to what he stated, the data leaks may include names, contact details, personal health numbers and test results. Customers' financial information and social security numbers were not affected.

According to Medisys, it is already in direct contact with those affected by the incident and provides them with free security services that include identity theft and anti-theft insurance. scam.

Medisys, which is owned by the telecommunications company TELUS, based in Vancouver, has the Copeman Clinics at four locations in British Columbia and Alberta.

Attacks Ransomware use a type of malware, which has the ability to lock files on a system, so that the owner does not have access to it. In order to regain control of his files, the victim must pay the ransom requested by the hacker.

In July, the Vancouver Coastal Health had announced that he was also the victim of a cyber attack like BC Cancer Foundation.

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