Casa Colina Data Breach

By
Will Gendron
Apr 8, 2024 3:04 PM
Casa Colina data breach affects patients & employees, exposing names & personal info. Check accounts & use offered credit monitoring.

What Happened?

Recently, Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare, a reputable institution in the hospital and health care industry, experienced a significant data breach. On February 1, 2024, the organization detected unusual activity within its Information Technology (IT) systems. Prompt measures were taken to secure and isolate the affected systems, and a thorough investigation was launched with the aid of a third-party cybersecurity firm. Law enforcement was also notified and is involved in the ongoing investigation.

The investigation revealed that from January 16, 2024, to February 4, 2024, an unauthorized party gained access to Casa Colina's IT network. During this period, the intruder was able to access and potentially acquire files containing sensitive information related to certain current and former employees and patients.

The types of consumer information exposed in this breach include names and other data elements, which may vary for each individual affected. Casa Colina has taken this incident seriously and is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of all personal information entrusted to them.

If you believe you may have been affected by this breach, it is crucial to stay vigilant. Regularly review your account statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity. Casa Colina is offering affected individuals a complimentary one-year membership to Identity Defense Complete, which provides services such as credit monitoring and fraud alerts.

For more information on how to protect your information and to learn about the complimentary identity protection services being offered, please visit the California Attorney General's disclosure page.

Casa Colina deeply regrets any inconvenience or concern this incident may cause. They have implemented additional safeguards and will continue to enhance their technical security measures to protect and monitor their systems.

Should you have any questions or require assistance, you can contact Casa Colina's dedicated support line at 1-844-563-2187, available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Additionally, you can learn more about Casa Colina and their commitment to patient care by visiting their website.

Remember, it is always advisable to be proactive in monitoring your personal information. You can order your annual free credit report from www.annualcreditreport.com or by calling toll-free at 1-877-322-8228. If you suspect any form of identity theft or fraud, immediately contact the Federal Trade Commission and your local law enforcement authorities to file a report.

By taking these steps, you can help safeguard your personal information and mitigate the potential impact of this data breach on your personal and financial well-being.

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