Lone Star suffered data breach when sensitive data was posted on its website by the third party company working for them. According to the reports, exposed information included names, addresses, phone numbers and some dates of birth.
Lone Star CEO Rhonda Mudhenk told Roser that no financial information was compromised, and that the company at fault no longer works on Lone Star’s website.
Lone hired security expert to determine the parameters of breach. It is observed that many unauthorized individuals accessed the information. The clinic is offering one year credit monitoring services to the affected patients.
Mudhenk told Roser that Lone Star was taking the breach seriously, that the organization wanted to assure patients that no financial information was impacted, and that only five individuals had their full or partial Social Security number exposed.
Previous Lone Star breaches includes below incidents:
- Lone Star suffered a data breach in May 2013 after an employee’s laptop was stolen affecting Protected Health Information (PHI)
- The online exposure of information happened to the District Medical Group (DMG) affecting an unknown number of patient’s protected health information (PHI)
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