Massive Data Breach at City of Hope Affects 820K Patients

April 5, 2024
Massive Data Breach at City of Hope Affects 820K Patients
  • City of Hope, a notable California cancer center, experienced a significant data breach impacting over 820,000 patients.

  • The breach, occurring between September and October 2023, exposed sensitive data including names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, medical, contact, and financial information.

  • While launching an investigation, City of Hope is providing identity monitoring services to the affected patients, with no current evidence of identity theft or fraud.

  • The nature of the cyberattack is still unknown, but steps have been taken to enhance future security.

  • The breach highlights the critical need for improved cybersecurity in healthcare, coinciding with US government efforts to strengthen industry regulations against cyber threats.

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US Cancer Center Data Breach Impacting 800,000

US Cancer Center Data Breach Impacting 800,000

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