Transform Hospital Group data breach
Transform Hospital Group has confirmed that they had suffered a data security incident in which “an unauthorised third party” accessed elements of their IT system on 6th December 2020Learn more
Transform Hospital Group announced in a statement on their website dated 5th January 2021 entitled ‘Notice of Data Security Incident’, that they had suffered a data security incident in which “an unauthorised third party” accessed elements of their IT system on 6th December 2020 as a result of which they have “identified the possibility that some personal data relating to a small minority of individuals may have been extracted during the incident”.
They confirmed that they “will be writing separately to anyone who could be affected by this”.
While not addressing issues relating to the disclosure of highly sensitive personal medical information in their letter to potentially affected patients, Transform Hospital Group identify a risk that some of the disclosed information could be used by criminals to commit identity theft or fraud.
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