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Navicent Health announed today that they suffered a data breach through unauthorized access to their email systems. This breach has exposed the personal information of 270,000 patients, with some social security numbers being disclosed.
Navicent first learned of this data breach in July 2018, when they say they reported the breach to law enforcement and engaged with a computer forensics firm to launch an investigation.
“Navicent Health was the victim of a cyber-attack that occurred this past summer that may have involved some of its patients’ personal information,” stated Navicent Health’s notice. “Upon learning of the incident in July, we promptly instigated a security incident investigation. We also notified law enforcement and retained leading forensic security firms to help us investigate
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