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Dental Health Insurer Hack Affects Nearly 9 Million

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More than 100 Agencies, Health Entities Impacted by Data Breach Discovered in March An insurance provider that services many state Medicaid agencies and the Children's Health Insurance Program told regulators that hackers compromised the personal and protected health information of nearly 9 million patients in an incident discovered in March.

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New HardBit 2.0 Ransomware Tactics Target Insurance Coverage

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Hackers Demand Info on Victim's Cyber Insurance Policy to Negotiate Ransom Demand The newly relaunched HardBit 2.0 ransomware group is now demanding victims disclose details of their cyber insurance coverage before negotiating a ransom demand.

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Hackers Sell U.S. Lawmaker Data Stolen From Insurance Market

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Target Does Not Appear to Have Deliberately Targeted Members of Congress A hacker has been selling data stolen from an online health insurance marketplace used by members of Congress and residents of Washington, D.C. The cause size and scope of the breach are still unknown.

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Insurer Tokio Marine Hit by Ransomware

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Firm Says Singapore Unit Was Targeted Tokio Marine, a Japan-based property and casualty insurer, says its Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore unit was hit by a ransomware attack this week.

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Who is Extorting Australian Health Insurer Medibank?

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Who is attempting to extort Australian health insurer Medibank, why did Medibank tell its attackers it wouldn't pay a ransom and will this deter future cyber extortionists? A Ransomware Group Has Given Medibank 24 Hours to Pay. But Medibank Says it Won't. Here are a few thoughts on the high cybercrime drama playing out.

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Cybersecurity Insurance: Has It's Time Come?

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As the cyberthreat landscape grows exponentially more complicated, the insurance industry is trying to keep pace. Yet, many organizations still lack cybersecurity insurance. Lynn Peachey, director of business development at Arete Incident Response, breaks down the basics of these insurance policies.

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Australian Insurer Medibank Says Incident Was Ransomware

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Apparent Spate of Australian Data Breaches Continues Australian health insurer Medibank told investors it stopped a probable ransomware attack before the attack could steal data or maliciously encrypt its systems.