Apex Laboratory Confirms Ransomware Gang Stole Patient Info in Cyberattack

From hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com

New York-based clinical laboratory Apex fell victim to a cyberattack claimed by the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang on December 15, 2020, the company has confirmed.

According to a post added to the threat actors’ leak site, the attack resulted in the exfiltration of thousands of documents containing both protected health information of patients and personal identifiable information (PII) of Apex employees.

However, a breach notice posted by Apex Laboratory on December 31, 2020, revealed that the company’s systems were encrypted in July.

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