INCIDENT: Australian Health Insurance Firm Medibank Hit by Ransomware Attack

Major Australian health insurance provider Medibank Private Limited disclosed being hit by a ransomware attack on October 12. The attack resulted in a temporary service outage, which has since been resolved. The company claim that no systems were encrypted during the attack.

UPDATE October 26: Medibank says all customers' personal data compromised by cyber attack. The hack impacts about 4 million current customers along with an unknown number of former customers too.

Incident Date

October 12, 2022

Location

Australia

Estimated Cost

unknown,

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified

References:

  • Medibank says all customers’ personal data compromised by cyber attack
  • Australian insurance firm Medibank confirms ransomware attack
  • Ransomware attack at Australia’s Medibank confirmed

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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