The theft of data from 4.5 million patients last week sent shockwaves through the health industry. It’s proof that health organizations can be the target of the same kinds of large-scale data thefts that have plagued other industries.

Information is now coming out about the source of the attack — and it appears to be a Chinese hacker group.

Community Health Systems (CHS) retained cybersecurity company FireEye and its Mandiant division in June to investigate a suspected data theft. And they have now learned quite a lot about the group that pillaged the health care provider’s databases. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog