UW Medicine Data Breach Affects 90,000

A data breach at the University of Washington Medicine in Seattle has compromised the personal and health information of 90,000 patients.

The breach was caused when a UW Medicine employee opened an email attachment that contained malware. The malware was detected the next day but had already taken control of a computer that contained patient records and had accessed 90,000 UW Medicine patients' data.

UW Medicine has notified affected patients and the appropriate authorities, and employees are undergoing additional security training.

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