Class action lawsuit filed against UPMC over data breach

Update: Ultimate Software Group has denied any responsibility for the UPMC breach and say they don’t think UPMC is even a client. Read more here

Original article:

Bob Mayo reports:

A class action lawsuit filed in federal court targets both the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and a payroll software company it uses called the Ultimate Software Group, seeking damages and protection for employees affected by a breach of confidential data.

Read more on WTAE.

Related: see Brian Krebs’ coverage of how UltiPro has been linked to hacks at a number of healthcare organizations where data may have been subsequently used for tax refund fraud.

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