Florida Medical Clinic LLC is a health services company that offers primary care treatment in 55 different locations throughout Florida. The locations provide urgent care treatment options, access to specialists and primary care services. This health treatment provider recently suffered from a major ransomware attack that exposed thousands of patients.
The Florida Medical Clinic LLC data breach occurred when one or more hackers got into the company's file network and started encrypting key files in an effort to hit the company with a ransomware attack. During the attack, thousands of files were encrypted, and all the information contained within them was exposed. The attackers were locked out of the files within hours, but they had enough time to obtain a significant amount of data from the company before then.
Staff at Florida Medical Clinic detected strange activity on January 9, 2023. The attack was contained within hours, and cyber investigators began looking into the damage days later.
Patients obtaining services from the Florida Medical Clinic were impacted by this data breach. Only some patients had sensitive information, such as their Social Security numbers, exposed, but many others had other health-related information and personal details exposed.
The Florida Medical Clinic breach involved 94,132 files overall. Among the files, limited personal information was involved, but thousands of patients were put at risk by the data breach in some way. If you are notified of the breach you should immediately begin monitoring your credit and financial accounts. You should consider putting a freeze on your credit at the different bureaus to keep new accounts from being opened in your name.