According to sources, Northwell Health (a Medical organization in New York) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-11-20.

Northwell faces lawsuit over data breach affecting 3.9 million people

“New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health is facing a lawsuit for a data breach that affected 3.9 million people, Law360 reported Nov. 17. “

“A proposed class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court alleging that Northwell was negligent in protecting its patients' protected health information from a breach on a medical transcription service, Perry Johnson & Associates, which is used by the health system. “

“Although none of Northwell's systems were affected by the cyberattack on the vendor, Northwell was notified by Perry Johnson & Associates that files containing records of Northwell's patients were copied from its network. “

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