NJ: Coastal Medical Group notifies patients of data breach
Coastal Medical Group, Old Bridge, is notifying patients of a data security incident that involved the patients’ health information.
On April 21, the practice discovered that certain of its computer systems were being affected by a data security event that the practice believes began on March 25, 2021, according to a prepared statement.
After discovering the unusual activity, the practice initiated its incident response and recovery procedures and worked quickly to assess the security of its systems, according to the statement.
The investigation determined that the incident resulted in the unauthorized access and acquisition of certain files on the practice’s computer systems, according to the statement.
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As of the time of this publication, HHS has not yet posted the incident. A Google search for their web site indicates that their office is permanently closed.