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Fire Dept. alerts ambulance patients to data breach


Philadelphia Inquirer - (Pennsylvania; Florida) The Philadelphia Fire Department announced April 4 that the personal and billing information, including Social Security numbers, of at least 750 patients who used its ambulances were stolen by an employee of Intermedix, a third-party company that handles the data. Police in Opa-Locka, Florida, arrested an individual in February in possession of the patients' information.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:56