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Cybersecurity Expert Warns eHealth Ransomware Attack Could Spell Trouble for Sask. Health Card Holders

Source: Dan Zakreski, cbc.ca, June 11, 2020

The investigation is on going, but five months later, eHealth admits it still doesn’t know exactly who took the information, where it went or what it is being used for.

The bad guys slipped the virus into the eHealth Saskatchewan computer system on Dec. 20. For the next 17 days, it crept undetected through the network, copying some of the most sensitive health and personal information collected by government.

This massive intrusion stopped Jan. 6, but not because the cyberthieves were caught. That’s when the shakedown began.

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