According to sources, UMass Chan Medical School (a Medical organization in Massachusetts) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-08-15.

134K Massachusetts residents impacted by ‘global security incident’

“Massachusetts health officials are warning over 134,000 individuals who are currently or were previously enrolled in certain state programs that their personal information has been involved in a recent third-party data security breach. The breach is part of a worldwide incident that involves a file-transfer software program called “MOVEit.” “

“UMass Chan discovered that some of the files contained information belonging to individuals who received services from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, affecting programs such as MassHealth, the State Supplement Program, Family Resource Centers, the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, and Aging Services Access Points. “

“The information compromised in the breach varies by person but may include names, dates of birth, mailing addresses, protected health information (such as diagnosis/treatment information, prescription information, provider names, dates of service, claims information, health insurance member ID numbers, and other health insurance-related information), Social Security numbers, and financial account information. “

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