Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan Cancer Consortium


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 14, 2013
geo: 
Lansing , MI
United States
Records Breached: 

49,000

Breach Total Number: 
49 000
Source: 
Media
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A server for the Michican Cancer Consortium that housed names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, cancer screening test results, and testing dates was hacked.  The Michigan Department of Community Health claimed that the breach should not fall under strict HIPAA regulations because testing records, rather than medical records, were affected.