UCLA detects intrusion, but doubts data was actually accessed

UCLA Health detected the breach, but says there isn't any evidence that the attackers actually accessed patient records

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In a statement on Friday, UCLA Health said that attackers accessed parts of its network where personal and medical records are stored. However, unlike previous medical breaches this year, they have no actual evidence that the attacker actually accessed any of the data.

"UCLA Health has no evidence at this time that the cyber attacker actually accessed or acquired any individual’s personal or medical information," the statement says in part.

"UCLA Health detected suspicious activity in its network in October 2014, and began an investigation with assistance from the FBI. At that time, it did not appear that the attackers had gained access to the parts of the network that contain personal and medical information.

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