Hacking of Accounting Firm Affects Medical Group

February 20, 2020 Mayuri Kumar

An apparent ransomware attack on an accounting firm in December exposed the patient data of Community Care Physicians, a large upstate New York medical group, as well as other clients of the firm.

Some of the data that was breached as a result of the attack on Albany, New York-based BST & Co. CPAs LLC has shown up on the publicly accessible website of ransomware gang Maze, which purportedly names and shames victims into paying ransoms, says Brett Callow, a threat analyst with the security firm Emsisoft.

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