According to sources, North Mississippi Health Services (a Medical organization in Mississippi) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-09-03.

Kudos to North Mississippi Health Services for fast detection and disruption of attack

“In a website notice dated September 1, NMHS explains that on July 3, they discovered unauthorized access through an employee’s email account after a phishing email was unintentionally opened. “

““Our Security Operation Committee (SOC) promptly shut down the system, ending the unauthorized access within 17 minutes. Upon investigation, it was determined some of the employee’s emails, which may have included attachments, were potentially accessed.,” they write. “

“The information in the attachments that may have been accessed was limited to patients’ names, dates of birth, primary physicians’ names, and diagnoses or dispositions upon recent discharge from North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. “

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