2,203 patients affected by Florida surgery center phishing attack

Spring Hill, Fla.-based surgical center Florida Springs Surgery Center was the victim of a phishing attack where 2,203 patients' information was affected.

The unauthorized third party was able to access the patient information through a phishing attack on an employee's Microsoft Outlook email account. The attack occurred between May 25 and June 2, according to the Florida Springs Surgery Center news release.

Information breached in this attack may have included individual information, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, financial account information, medical information, insurance information and billing information.

Florida Springs Surgery Center has sent a letter to those whose data was compromised in the attack. Florida Springs Surgery Center is offering free credit monitoring services.

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