AMCA Healthcare Hack Widens Again, Reaching 20.1M Victims


OPKO subsidiary BioReference joins Quest and LabCorp in the supply-chain incident.

The hack of the American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), a third-party bill collection vendor, continues to expand, now impacting 20.1 million patients across three laboratory services providers.

In the wake of revelations that the personal data of 12 million patients from Quest Diagnostics had been potentially compromised by an infiltration of AMCA systems, another 7.7 million patients from LabCorp were shown on Wednesday to be impacted. And, 400,000 victims from OPKO Health have been now been added to the tally as of Thursday.

The exposed information includes personally identifiable information such as names, addresses and dates of birth, but also payment data. All three companies are clinical laboratories offering blood tests and the like, and all three relied on AMCA to process a portion of their consumer billing.

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Source:  ThreatPost