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3.7 million affected after a cyber attack at Banner Health

Posted at 2:25 PM, Aug 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-03 19:26:07-04

Banner Health has reported a recent cyber attack that has affected various departments and affected 3.7 million people. 

They say the attackers may have gained access to information stored on Banner Health computer servers and payment systems. The attack occurred around mid-June. 

People whose credit card information may have been exposed are limited to those who made purchases in cafeterias, and not people who paid for medical services, from June 23 to July 7; Banner Health has sent out notifications to those who may have been impacted. 

Banner Health is investigating and the hospital has taken steps to block the cyber attackers. Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact the hospital at 1-855-223-4412 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. PST. Fraud monitoring services are being offered. 

View the Arizona locations affected by this attack in the map below.

To find out more information on the attack visit the Banner Health website.

Patients, for more information click here.

Members and beneficiaries click here.

Food and beverage outlet customers click here.

Providers click here.

 

The Arizona Attorney General is urging people to be vigilant by filing a police report with local law enforcement, notifying all three credit reporting agencies, and visiting the FTC's identify theft website to file a complaint if they have been impacted by this data breach.