Hackers access 2.65M patient data of Atrium Health, previously Carolinas HealthCare System

The security incident occurred at Atrium Health’s third-party provider AccuDoc Solutions.

In yet another massive data breach, Atrium Health, previously known as Carolinas HealthCare System, stated data of nearly 2.65 million patients, including their dates of birth, addresses, and social security numbers, may have been compromised at its third-party provider AccuDoc Solutions.

Incidentally, Atrium provides healthcare and wellness programs throughout the Southeast region in the United States.

The breach was discovered in an internal review which revealed that an unauthorized access to AccuDoc’s databases had occurred between September 22 and September 29, 2018.

As per Atrium’s spokesman, investigations indicate that although data was accessed nothing was downloaded in the incident.

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