New York ambulance service discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Empress EMS (Emergency Medical Services), a New York-based emergency response and ambulance service provider, has disclosed a data breach that exposed customer information.

According to the notification, the company suffered a ransomware attack on July 14, 2022.

An investigation into the incident revealed that the intruder had gained access to Empress EMS’ systems on May 26, 2022. About a month and a half later, on July 13, the hackers exfiltrated “a small subset of files,” a day before deploying the encryption.

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Source: Bleeping Computer