LabCorp suffers second data incident, patient PHI potentially exposed

LabCorp has confirmed that its
internal system was accessed by an unauthorized person but would not give any
further details pertaining to the number of people or types of data possibly
affected.

In a statement to SC Media, LabCorp
said it has determined that an internal company system used by its Integrated
Oncology business was accessed externally. LaborCorp added that no customer,
client, vendor or other external system was affected and that access to the
system in question was immediately disabled.

“We continue to investigate
this incident and will take further action, including notifying affected
patients or regulatory authorities, that may be required or appropriate,” the company
said.

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