Sequin Dermatology, a solo practice in Sequin, Texas, fell victim to a ransomware attack in mid-September after its server was encrypted.

A contractor was able to remove the ransomware but a forensic examination found a high likelihood that protected health information was accessed, Robert Magnon, MD, told patients in a notice sent earlier this month. “Also, it could not be ruled out that confidential information may have been removed from the server,” he added.

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