According to sources, Washington University School of Medicine (a Medical organization in Missouri) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-12-15.

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Source 1  |  2023-12-15

Notice of data security incident - Washington University School of Medicine

“WUSM recently identified unauthorized activity within WUSM email accounts. We immediately secured the email accounts as soon as the unauthorized activity was identified, and conducted a thorough investigation with the assistance of a cybersecurity firm. “

“The investigation determined that each of the impacted email accounts were subject to unauthorized access for less than a day, occurring between September 21 and October 25, 2023. During that time, the unauthorized person viewed a limited number of emails. “

“Between October 18 and November 2, 2023, we determined that the viewed emails contained patient information, including patient names and one or more of the following elements: patients’ contact information, medical record numbers, and information related to diagnosis and/or treatment. “

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