Los Angeles County Hospitals, Clinics Suffer Data Breach

Government Technology: The personal information of thousands of patients who have received medical care through Los Angeles County’s hospitals and clinics was exposed in a data breach, officials said Tuesday.

The Nemadji Research Corp., which contracts with the L.A. County Department of Health Services, fell victim to a phishing attack earlier this year that allowed outside access to medical information for 14,591 patients.

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