Ascension Seton reports data breach of websites

Olivia Aldridge reports:

The Austin hospital system Ascension Seton experienced a data breach of two websites earlier this year, potentially exposing the personal information of certain users.

Ascension Seton issued a statement Tuesday saying its legacy websites — and — were breached on March 1 and 2. The hospital system said it has been working alongside Vertex, the third-party vendor that managed the sites, to understand the scope of the security violation. Vertex also alerted law enforcement and hired a forensic investigator to study the event.

Read more at KUT.

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