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KGW, PORTLAND, Ore. — Hackers were able to access the personal information of about 1.7 million Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) said Wednesday morning.
Performance Health Technology (PH Tech), a private company that works for health care providers, said hackers broke into the system through a security vulnerability in Progress MOVEit software. It’s the same software that was involved in a global cyberattack in June that impacted the Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and the Umpqua Bank.
PH Tech said it was told about the problem on June 2, immediately moved their system offline and…
The Bedrock Fire in Willamette Nat’l Forest is 3% contained. Find out more about the fire here.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Bedrock Fire burning east of Eugene in the Willamette National Forest is now 9,568 acres in size and 3% contained, officials say.
The team of firefighters managing the fire stated on July 30 that crews made recent progress in containing the fire.
“Fire personnel are making progress on constructing fire lines in critical areas,” the fire management team said. “On the southwest edge of the fire, [a] line has been completed from Big Fall Creek Road south for more than three miles. Hand crews and heavy equipment continue to work on fire lines along…
A red flag warning has been issued for Oregon’s wildfire risk. Learn more here. Zach Urness / Salem Statesman Journal Photo – Chanda Diekotto Oregon’s wildfire danger has increased significantly in the short and long term, ramping up for the Fourth of July and the rest of summer.
A red flag warning has been issued for the Willamette Valley through Wednesday due to extreme heat, high winds, low relative humidity and unstable conditions. Fireworks could bring new ignitions that spread rapidly, officials said.
“Conditions may be favorable for rapid spread on any new or existing fires,” the National Weather Service in Portland wrote. “Extreme fire behavior is possible.”