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Data of nearly 900,000 at risk in latest cyber attack

Valley Anesthesiology and Pain Consultants, a large practice with more than 300 providers serving multiple hospitals across the greater Phoenix region, has suffered a cyber attack affecting 882,590 patients. The incident also affects all current and former employees and providers, the number of which was not disclosed. In a statement, the organization said it learned of the attack on June 13, 2016; further investigation found that the attack started on March 30. Forensics has found no evidence that data was actually accessed, but it cannot rule out the possibility that data was taken.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Health and Data Management

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