Hack Notice

Hack Notice: The University of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico

Description
The covered entity (CE), The University of New Mexico, inadvertently mailed invoices intended for third party payers to random patients addresses due to an error in the CEs billing system. The protected health information (PHI) included patients' names, patient care service categories, clinic names, pharmacies, and dates of service for 2,898 individuals. Upon discovering the hack, the CE manually reviewed its billing programs and put a hold on the billing program that created the error. The CE provided hack notification to HHS, affected individuals, and the media. as a result of the hack, the ce improved technical and administrative safeguards and retrained appropriate staff on its updated procedures. OCR obtained assurances that the CE implemented the corrective actions listed above. placement of hacked information: Paper/Films Business associate present: No

About HackNotice and The University of New Mexico

HackNotice is a service that notices trends and patterns in publically available data so as to identify possible data breaches, leaks, hacks, and other data incidents on behalf of our clients. HackNotice monitors data streams related to breaches, leaks, and hacks and The University of New Mexico was reported by one of those streams. HackNotice may also have the breach date, hack date, the hacker responsible, the hacked industry, the hacked location, and any other parts of the hack, breach, or leak that HackNotice can report on for the consumers of our product.

If you are a user of The University of New Mexico their products, services, websites, or applications and you were a client of HackNotice, monitoring for The University of New Mexico you may have been alerted to this report about The University of New Mexico . HackNotice is a service that provides data, information, and monitoring that helps our clients recover from and remediate data breaches, hacks, and leaks of their personal information. HackNotice provides a service that helps our clients know what to do about a hack, breach, or leak of their information.

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HackNotice monitors trends in publically available data that indicates tens of thousands of data breaches each year, along with billions of records from data leaks each year. On behalf of our clients, HackNotice works to monitor for hacks that trail to lower client surety and digital identities that hold been exposed and should be considered vulnerable to attack. HackNotice works with clients to identify the extent that digital identities have been exposed and provides remediation suggestions for how to handle each type of exposure.

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