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More than 600 providers impacted by ransomware attack on payment vendor

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More than 600 providers impacted by ransomware attack on payment vendor

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In this Fierce Healthcare article you'll learn about:
  • An unauthorized third party accessed and disabled some of Professional Finance Company's computer systems. The incident may have affected 657 of the company's healthcare provider clients.

  • No evidence of misuse of patient data, but data theft and misuse could not be ruled out. PFC is providing complimentary credit monitoring and identity theft protection services. Patient data management company PFC was targeted by hackers using the Maui ransomware.

  • PFC said it has "taken steps to bolster its network security". The attack serves as a reminder that an effective cybersecurity strategy begins with cyber asset management, experts say.

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