Washington University School of Medicine hit by phishing attack, patient info may have been accessed

KSDK reports:

A third party may have gained unauthorized access to patient information — including names, birth dates and social security numbers — after a phishing attack at Washington University’s medical school.

A post on the Washington University School of Medicine website said an employee fell for a phishing email designed to look like an official request for information. After learning of the incident, the school secured emails and began an investigation.

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