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Beacon Health System target of phishing attack


Elkhart Truth - (Indiana) South Bend-based Beacon Health System, servicing Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend, notified patients of a security breach in which phishing attacks had compromised employee emails containing patient information such as Social Security and driver's license numbers, and that certain email accounts were accessed as early as November 2013. The investigation is ongoing and Beacon is offering affected patients a free year of identity theft and credit monitoring and restoration services.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:22