According to sources, Family Vision (a Medical organization in South Carolina) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-07-27.

Ransomware strikes healthcare clinic, over 60K patients affected

“The notice to affected clients on July 26 stated that the internal network of Family Vision, an optometry center based in Anderson, South Carolina, was compromised by a ransomware attack. Reportedly, the attack happened on May 21, 2023. “

“An unknown threat actor installed ransomware on the clinic's server, which resulted in the server being encrypted. The server contained the personal health information of the clinic’s patients. “

““We immediately disabled access to our systems, launched an investigation to determine what happened and the extent of the incident, and notified law enforcement,” stated the company. “

“Reportedly, while the information present on the server varies by individual, the attackers may have accessed demographic data, health information, and health insurance information about patients or their family members. “

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