back to article Aussie cops probe MediSecure's 'large-scale ransomware data breach'

Australian prescriptions provider MediSecure is the latest healthcare org to fall victim to a ransomware attack, with crooks apparently stealing patients' personal and health data. "While we continue to gather more information, early indicators suggest the incident originated from one of our third-party vendors," the e-script …

  1. CowHorseFrog Silver badge

    Yet another example of a title or in this case name or a speech where something is claimed and the exact opposite is true.

    If you have to bullshit that you are secure because its in your name, then you can be sure that said company is not secure.

    1. Sorry that handle is already taken. Silver badge

      Indeed I'm reminded of the kleptocurrency named "Safemoon".

    2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

      The technical term for this is "getting rid of the tricky bit in the title". Yes Minister Series 1, Episode 1.

    3. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Like the local "Integrity Auto". Methinks they protest too much.

    4. herman Silver badge

      The People’s Democratic Republic of Congo comes to mind as an example of reality being quite opposite to the organization’s name.

  2. sanmigueelbeer

    Should've called themselves MaybeSecure.

    1. Andy Non Silver badge

      Or just shorten their name from Medisecure to Medi.

      1. stiine Silver badge


  3. Version 1.0 Silver badge

    Australian verifications

    So if MediSecure is calling Kevin Bloody Wilson in Australia to find out if he was affected by the incident, then hopefully the reply would be:

    "It's not problem, I'm a Shit Hot Cunning Understanding Nighties Type so I'm totally secure and I still drinking the Froth to get the Beer"

  4. Phil Kingston

    With the state of security at Aus medical suppliers, this will be far the last one.

    1. CowHorseFrog Silver badge

      Your comment is correct, i would like to make a few edits... replace Aus with all countries, and replace medical suppliers with all companies.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Put as little of your life online

    If you still can avoid it.

  6. sanmigueelbeer

    MediSecure calls in administrators after cyber breach

    MediSecure calls in administrators after cyber breach

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