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Northeast Orthopedics breach affects over 177K individuals

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  • Over 177K individuals impacted by a breach at Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
  • Exposed data included a range of sensitive information such as Social Security numbers, payment details, and treatment data.

Cybernews reports that Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in New York had data from 177,276 individuals compromised in a cyberattack in late November. The exposed information included names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, payment details, driver’s license data, health insurance details, and treatment and diagnosis data. While there is no evidence of misuse, affected individuals have been offered free credit monitoring and identity protection services. The breach highlights the importance of remaining vigilant against identity theft and monitoring financial accounts for suspicious activity.

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