According to sources, Lake County Health Department (a Medical organization in Illinois) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-05-12.

Lake County Health Department reports security breach that exposed residents’ health data, personal information

“The health department has announced they experienced a security breach in their email system that exposed some Lake County residents’ personal health data and private information. Lake County officials announced late last week they became aware of the breach on March 6. “

“It involved an unauthorized third-party gaining access to a Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center employee’s email account. “

“The impacted email account included partially de-identified information regarding Lake County residents who may have had a reportable communicable disease or disease that was part of a cluster or outbreak that was investigated by the health department between April 23, 2012, and March 6, 2023. “

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