Cyber threat analyst questions eHealth’s response to ransomware attack
Source: CBC News, February 10, 2020
eHealth conducting forensic analysis after system hit in ransomware attack
A cybersecurity threat analyst said eHealth Saskatchewan was too quick to promise that personal data was secure — and not quick enough to disclose the discovery that it might have been compromised in a ransomware attack.
In early January, CEO Jim Hornell said confidential medical information was secure following a cyber infiltration at eHealth.
“They made that claim far too quickly. Absence of evidence isn’t evidence of absence,” said Brett Callow, a B.C.-based threat analyst for international cyber security firm Emsisoft.
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