The most recent data breach potentially exposing user information is coming out of California-based genetic testing laboratory, Ambry Genetics. In accordance with HIPPA Breach Notification Rule, Ambry Genetics published a notice on their website announcing the potential exposure of personal health information (PHI) of 233,000 customers.
This breach includes:
- Customer names
- Some social security numbers
- Medical Information
- Information related to customers’ use of genetic lab services
Ambry Genetics provides comprehensive genetic testing for screening and diagnosis of hereditary cardiovascular disease, hereditary cancer as well as neurodevelopmental and rare disorders to name a few.