According to sources, Baylor College of Medicine (a Medical organization in Texas) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-03-29.

2024-03-29
Baylor College of Medicine s confirmed that the personal information of certain participants in breast cancer clinical trials has been exposed in a data breach

“Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, has confirmed that the personal information of certain participants in breast cancer clinical trials has been exposed in a data breach at its vendor, Advarra. “

“The data was present in the email account of an Advarra employee that was accessed by an unauthorized third party in October 2023. Baylor College of Medicine was first made aware of the email security incident in November 2023, with the Advarra investigation determining in February 2024 that research participants’ data had been exposed.“

“Advarra reported the breach to the Maine Attorney General in February as affecting 4,656 individuals and involving names, other personal identifiers, and Social Security numbers. It is unclear whether that figure includes the research participants.“

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