Einstein Health Network employee email hack exposes 1,821 patients’ info: 4 details

Four things to understand:.

Philadelphia-based Einstein Health Network reported a cyberattack on staff member e-mail accounts that compromised client info.

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1. An unapproved person accessed to staff member email accounts in between Aug. 5 and Aug. 17. The health system determined the breach on Aug. 10 and took steps to secure e-mail accounts.

2. The health system is still examining the incident and a review of the info stored in the email accounts discovered e-mails and attachments containing patient information consisting of names, birth dates, medications, companies and treatment. A few of the e-mails likewise include Social Security numbers.

3. The occurrence affected 1,821 individuals details.

4. EHN has no evidence that client information has actually been misused as an outcome of the event.

The health system is still examining the incident and an evaluation of the details stored in the e-mail accounts discovered accessories and e-mails containing patient information consisting of names, birth dates, medications, suppliers and treatment.

An unauthorized person gained access to employee e-mail accounts between Aug. 5 and Aug. 17. The health system recognized the breach on Aug. 10 and took actions to secure e-mail accounts.

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