Lawsuit Filed Against Accounting Firm in Patient Data Hack

June 11, 2020

Lawsuit Filed Against Accounting Firm in Patient Data Hack

 

A proposed class action lawsuit filed against an accounting firm in the wake of a 2019 ransomware incident that allegedly exposed patient information serves as the latest reminder of the security and privacy risks posed by vendors.

David Holtzman, Executive Advisor at CynergisTek, contributes this article, which focuses on the class action lawsuit filed against accounting firm BST & Co. CPAs LLC. The class action complaint also alleges that some of the data that was breached as a result of the December 2019 ransomware attack on Albany, N.Y.-based BST has potentially shown up on the publicly accessible website of ransomware gang Maze.

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