30,000 Patients’ PHI Exposed in NC and TX Phishing Attacks

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Claremont, NC-based Choice Health Management Services, a provider of rehabilitation services and operator of several nursing homes in North and South Carolina, has experienced an email security breach affecting employees, and current and former patients.

The security breach was detected in late 2019 when suspicious activity was detected in the email accounts of some of its employees. An internal investigation was launched which determined on January 17, 2020 that the email accounts of 17 employees had been subjected to unauthorized access. Since it was not possible to determine...

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