Nebraska Cyber Attacks

Infrastructure Affected

Public Safety
Government
Medical
Education
 
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Public Safety

City of Beatrice, Beatrice Police, Fire & Rescue

Breach Type - Hacking, Malware

Beatrice Daily Sun

  • City hacked, virus installed on computers that came from a remote desktop connection
  • Phone and internet services down for all city departments including Police, Fire & Rescue
  • Police, Fire, & Rescue workers manually writing reports and submitting them by hand
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Local Government

City of Bellevue Website

Breach Type - Hack

KETV

  • Team System Dz takes credit for hack
  • Hack displays pro-ISIS propaganda on webpage
  • City took down & restored webpage
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Medical

  CHI Health Lakeside Hospital, Douglas County  

Breach Type – Unknown, Ransomware

 
   
Becker’s Hospital Review
 
 
  • Nebraska hospital hit in ransomware attack, likely exposed patient information
  • Attack affected older system that contained records prior to 2016
  • Leaked information could have included names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, among others
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Pawnee County Memorial Hospital, Pawnee County

Breach Type - Phishing, Malware

Data Breaches

  • Over 7,000 patients have been notified of potentially compromised personal information
  • Employee opened a link from a false source and exposed the network
  • Health information even including social security for some had been exposed
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Boys Town National Research Hospital, Douglas Co.

Breach Type - Phishing, Data Breach

Health Data Management

  • Cyber attack hits Boys Town National Research Hospital
  • 105,309 individuals potentially affected in data breach
  • Boys Town to offer free identity protection services for up to 1 year
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Education

No attacks logged to date.


 
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