Quest Diagnostics suffers data breach affecting 34,000 patients

13th December 2016 News 54 Views

A data breach compromised the information of approximately 34,000 Quest Diagnostics patients, NBC Bay Area reports. The clinical laboratory services company is investigating a third-party cyberattack on an internet application within its network. Quest stated the compromised information included names, dates of birth, lab results, and in some cases, phone numbers. The breached data did not include Social Security numbers, financial information, credit card numbers or insurance information. Quest is working with a cybersecurity firm to investigate the cause of the breach and has already notified all patients affected by the incident

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