ATLANTA, GA – A security incident has surfaced and you may or may not have been affected. NextGen Healthcare, a healthcare solutions provider, suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of over 1 million individuals.
According to the company, Hackers had access to NextGen systems from March 29 to April 14, 2023, compromising personal information such as full names, addresses, birthdates, and social security numbers. If exploited, cybercriminals can use this information to commit identity theft.
When we learned of the incident, we took steps to investigate and remediate, including working together with leading outside cybersecurity experts and notifying law enforcement,” a company spokesperson told TechCrunch in a statement. “The individuals known to be impacted by this incident were notified on April 28, 2023, and we have offered them 24 months of free fraud detection and identity theft protection.”
As always, you should take steps to help protect yourself. Check to make sure that you’re updating any software you use, changing your passwords often, and always watching out for phishing attempts.
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