Japan Pension Service (JPS) announced that they have been hacked and data of about 1.25 million people was leaked. These data include names, address, pension IDs, and birth dates. According to a report, the reason for the leakage was due to an employee opening an attachment from an email which contained a virus.
Criminal attacks are the number one cause of cybersecurity breaches in the healthcare industry and is costing these companies billions annually. According to a study by research firm, Ponemon Institute, 90 percent of healthcare organizations had a security breach and 40 percent of these organizations had more than 5 data breaches in the past 2 years.