38,000 Fertility Clinic Patients' Data Stolen in Ransomware Attack
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A Georgia-based fertility clinic Reproductive Biology Associates, LLC (RBA), disclosed a data breach after hackers stole files containing sensitive patient information during a ransomware attack. Detailed data for 38,000 patients, including names, addresses, social security numbers, lab results, and data related to the handling of human tissue, were stolen during the attack.
The clinic recruits egg donors, retrieves eggs, and stores them for later use by recipients, including those using the MyEggBank service, which works with multiple fertility clinics around the country to recruit egg donors. The ransomware attack hit RBA on April 16th although the clinic believes the attackers first gained access to their systems on April 7th and a server containing health information on April 10th. (Lawrence Abrams / Bleeping Computer)
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