Eye clinic cyberattack may have exposed info from 500K patients

Healthcare IT News

Kat Jercich

A cybersecurity incident at an Iowa group eye clinic could have exposed the personal information of nearly 500,000 current and former patients.

According to a press release this week, back in February Wolfe Eye Clinic was the target of a deliberate cyberattack.

Because of the complexity and scale of the incident, said the company, the full scope of potentially affected data was not realized until May 28.

"We take our responsibility to protect personal information in our control very seriously and...

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