Beebe Healthcare is the latest Delaware health-care system to announce it was impacted by the Blackbaud data breach, with information for roughly 58,000 patients and donors exposed in the attack.
The information of 58,000 Beebe patients and donors was exposed in the attack, to include names in combination with date of birth, clinician name, date of screening, visit date and/or the department related to medical services.
Blackbaud provides cloud computing systems for nonprofit organizations. The
Blackbaud paid the cybercriminal's demand and confirmed the data was destroyed, as well as hired experts to continuously "monitor the dark web" to ensure the data is not shared, according to Beebe.
"The security of our community's personal information is of the utmost importance to us and we deeply regret this incident and any inconvenience this data breach of Blackbaud's system may have caused," said Beebe spokeswoman
Beebe was notified its information was impacted by the attack in November and conducted its own investigation before announcing it to the public
"This process took significant time and included obtaining a copy of the impacted data from Blackbaud to further investigate the incident," Green said.
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