Clinical lab testing giant, Quest Diagnostics, acknowledges its customers' personal information has been leaked.
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On Monday 3 June, Quest Diagnostics gave a press release stating nearly 12 million of its customers' personal data had been accessed by an "unauthorized user". According to the AMCA, " AMCA believes this information includes personal information, including certain financial data, Social Security numbers, and medical information, but not laboratory test results.
Quest has not been able to verify the accuracy of the information received from AMCA. Quest Diagnostics, one of the nation's biggest blood testing providers, warned millions of its customers may have had information breached.
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Quest said it was told that as of May 31, information on roughly The company said it has not received "detailed or complete" information from AMCA about the breach yet. In a statement later Monday, the firm representing the American Medical Collection System said it was investigating the "data incident.
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Quest Diagnostics : For Patients
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