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SAN ANDREAS REGIONAL CENTER DATA BREACH INVESTIGATION

by | Aug 26, 2021 | Firm News

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to San Andreas Regional Center, including sensitive personal information and confidential personal health information, including Social Security numbers.

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

On July 5, 2021, San Andreas Regional Center experienced a data security incident whereby its systems were locked down resulting from a ransomware attack.[1]  According to reports, “the actors exfiltrated patient records from the systems before they encrypted the local copies to engage in a double-extortion.”[2]

 

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

San Andreas Regional Center’s data breach included the following information that was exfiltrated by the ransomware threat actors,

  • Full name,
  • Mailing address,
  • Email address,
  • Telephone number,
  • Social Security number,
  • Date of birth,
  • Health insurance information,
  • Health plan beneficiary number,
  • Full-face photos,
  • Unique identifying number,
  • Medical information,
  • Diagnosis details,
  • Disability codes, and,
  • Certificate/license numbers.[3]

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE SAN ANDREAS REGIONAL CENTER DATA BREACH?

If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to the San Andreas Regional Center Data Breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.

[1] https://www.technadu.com/san-andreas-regional-center-sends-notices-data-breach-beneficiaries/297070/

[2] Id.

[3] https://oag.ca.gov/system/files/SARC%20Ad%20r4prf.pdf