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Malware attack causes breach of 134,512 patient records

St. Peter’s Surgery and Endoscopy Center in New York experienced a malware attack, potentially exposing 134,512 patient records. It is the second-largest breach this year and the largest in New York since 2016. The server breach was discovered on the same day, limiting the hackers’ access. Patient data may have been viewed, accessed, or stolen. The breach only affected patients of the Surgery and Endoscopy Center, and notification letters were sent to them. The breached server contained personal and medical information, but no credit card or banking data.

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