Texas hospital caught in MOVEit breach; 98,437 patients affected

The MOVEit data breach that has affected millions of people across a variety of industries has claimed another health system victim: Dallas-based UT Southwestern Medical Center, WFAA reported July 20. 

On May 30, UT Southwestern Medical Center was notified that an unknown individual had exploited a vulnerability within the MOVEit software on May 28, which allowed them to gain access to files stored within the hospital's server.

Patient data of 98,437 individuals was affected by the breach. The information stolen includes names, medical record numbers, dates of birth, names of medications, dosage of medications and prescribing provider, according to the publication. 

The health system said that the information stolen has not been misused, and it is working to notify all who are affected. 

Other health systems targeted in the MOVEit breach include Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine and Bellaire, Texas-based Harris Health System.

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