January Beaumont email hack affected 6,000 patients: 4 details

Royal Oak, Mich.-based Beaumont Health reported info about thousands of clients was possibly exposed during a phishing fraud earlier this year, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Four things to know:
1. The health system stated that six worker email accounts were hacked in between Jan. 3 and Jan. 29. The system learnt more about the occurrence in January and performed an examination that lasted through June 5.
2. The investigation found a minimum of one of the breached accounts consisted of secured or individual health info, such as client names, birthdates, diagnoses, treatment, prescription information and medical record numbers.
3. On July 28, the health system notified about 6,000 patients that their data might have been breached, although the health system said it is not conscious of any data misuse.
4. Beaumont formerly reported a phishing scam from May 23 to June 3 that breached information of 112,000 people treated by the health system.
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