NC: Charlotte Radiology notifies patients of December security incident

Joe Marusak reports:

A prominent Charlotte medical services provider experienced a recent weeklong data breach in which some patient information was stolen, “including a very limited number of patients’ Social Security numbers,” company officials said Friday. In a statement, Charlotte Radiology officials said they found no evidence of “fraud or misuse” as a result of the theft and are notifying each patient whose information was taken during the Dec. 17-24 breach. The statement did not say how many people were affected.

Read more at Charlotte Observer. The report does not indicate whether any ransomware or extortion demands were involved, but some data was exfiltrated.

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