May 19, 2024 11:13 pm
Southern Nevada Health District website breached due to malicious code

A recent data breach occurred on the website of the Southern Nevada Health District, affecting around 300 clients. The breach took place between March 4 and March 14 on the Environmental Health Invoice Payment form. A malicious code was placed on the page, redirecting clients to a fraudulent payment form that resembled a credit card payment page.

The district removed the form and notified law enforcement and cybersecurity experts to investigate and secure the site. They are taking proactive measures to address the breach and ensure the security of their clients and patients. The Health District emphasized the importance of client and patient security, stating that they are working with authorities and advisors to prevent future incidents.

Individuals affected by the breach will receive a letter from SNHD offering assistance with potential identity theft and resolution services. As of now, there have been no reports of credit misuse as a result of the breach. The district is committed to providing support to those impacted by the breach and preventing similar incidents in the future.

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