Metro Community Provider Network


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2012
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Breach Total Number: 
0
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

Hackers were able to access patient names, phone numbers, dates of birth, Metro Community Provider Network internal account numbers, and medical conditions through phishing emails sent to several Metro Community Provider Network employees.  Employees received an email that appeared to be from a trusted source and contained a link.  Multiple employees clicked the link, which then asked for their email login information.  The breach was detected on the same day that it occurred, December 5th, 2011.