Hackers may have stolen SSNs, other info from Coastal Orthopedics

The Bradenton Herald reports:

Sensitive information — including Social Security numbers, birthdays and addresses — for current and former patients at Coastal Orthopedics may have been compromised after an attacker hacked into the company’s system. The company detected suspicious activity on its network around June 11, prompting an investigation, according to a press release. Although the investigation is ongoing, Coastal Orthopedics determined that “certain files and folders within the network were taken without authorization.”

Read more at Bradenton Herald.

See also the entity’s website notice. Coastal does not indicate whether there was any ransomware or any ransom demand involved in this case.

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