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Hackers Break Into Health Science center Computers

NM HSC (Health Sciences Center) informed approximately 1,900 patients that hackers compromised their private data.

Reportedly, the hackers were able to reach a list that had certain personal information. As per a press release from HSC, two PCs located in an off-site UNM dispensary were attacked with a sophisticated malicious program. However, there was no infiltration into the IT security system of HSC, neither was data related to medical details breached, HSC said in a statement.

On February 24, 2010, the Center issued a letter informing all patients who were impacted with the latest attack. The hacked folder carried names along with other private details about the patients who received medical treatment at the Center during 2007-09. There were no credit card details or Social Security Numbers inside the folder, the HSC press release revealed.

But for precaution, patient information has been taken out from the computers, and the systems have been barred from use. Currently, the informat

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