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Memorial Hermann announced a cybersecurity issue

Exploit: Third-Party Breach

Memorial Hermann Health System: Healthcare Provider

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Risk to Business: 1.861 = Severe

Memorial Hermann Health System is notifying patients that their data has been exposed after a data security incident at one of their service providers, Advent Health Partners. That company has been investigating unauthorized activity on company email accounts related to Memorial Hermann data. The incident was first spotted in September 2021.

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Individual Risk: 1.712 = Severe

An unauthorized third party accessed multiple files containing Memorial Hermann patients’ protected health information (PHI) that may include first names, last names, dates of birth, social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, financial information, health insurance information and treatment information.

Customers Impacted: 6,260

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Cybercriminals are poised to attack any company that handles or stores large amounts of valuable personal or health-related data.

Source: khou