Hillsborough notifies 70,000 of potential data breach in health, aging services

C. T. Bowen reports:

Hillsborough County has notified more than 70,000 people that a global data breach may have put their personal information at risk.

The breach involved the MOVEit file transfer tool, a third-party service that complies with federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.

The breach also may have affected 106 people employed by a dozen vendors used by the county’s Aging Services Department.

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