Insulet Corporation BreachDate: December 2022

Insulet is a medical device company that's best known for its OmniPod insulin pump device. This specialty product reduces the need for needles when administering insulin to diabetics. The product is widely distributed and is used heavily by diabetics throughout the country. Insulet works to develop additional medical products as well and offers services to patients in the country.



What Was the Breach?

  • Diabetes Status Information
  • Customer IP Address
  • Full Name

How Did the Breach Occur?

While sending out automated emails, employees at the Insulet Corporation unintentionally exposed some personal information about OmniPod DASH customers to marketing partners working with Insulet. It's suspected that there was an error in the programming operating the email autoresponder that enabled this data breach to occur.

When Did This Breach Occur?

This Insulet data breach occurred on December 1, 2022. At that time a small amount of health and private information was given out to partnering marketing professionals.

Who Does the Breach Impact?

This data breach impacts a select group of Insulet customers that are currently using the OmniPod DASH service.

How Many Files Does the Breach Affect?

While no Insulet files were accessed, some confidential information was given out about many Insulet customers that are using the OmniPod DASH service. If your information was released in this breach you aren't likely at serious risk. The personal and health information that was given out was not significant and it's unlikely that you're at risk of damage to your credit report in any way.


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