Ca: North Okanagan pediatric clinic hacked

Jennifer Smith reports:

Patients of a North Okanagan facility are being alerted of a privacy breach.

The North Okanagan Pediatric Clinic was subject to a remote hacking attempt in late May 2020.

“While patient medical charts and records, which are maintained in paper form only, were unaffected, historical patient profile information could theoretically have been accessed by the attacker during the period they had access to the local system,” Dr. Michael Cooke said.

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