U of Missouri Health Care email hack exposes info of 5,000 patients: 4 details

University of Missouri Health Care found a staff member email phishing attack in May that exposed some patient information.

Laura Dyrda (Twitter) –
Monday, September 21st, 2020
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4 details:.

1. The health system reported unapproved access to some employee e-mail accounts May 4-6. The health systems examination ended Aug. 28.

2. Patient details in the jeopardized e-mail accounts consisted of names, birth dates, medical record numbers and health insurance coverage and treatment data. Social Security varieties of some patients were in the e-mail accounts.

3. There isnt evidence that the details was misused.

4. The details of 5,074 clients was jeopardized in the hack.

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The health system reported unapproved access to some worker email accounts May 4-6. Client information in the compromised email accounts included names, birth dates, medical record numbers and health insurance coverage and procedure data. Social Security numbers of some patients were in the e-mail accounts.