Accellion Breach Impacts Beaumont Health

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Accellion Breach Impacts Beaumont Health

Another Accellion breach victim has been named nine months after threat actors exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in the company’s File Transfer Application.

Beaumont Health has notified approximately 1500 patient that their personal data may have been compromised in the December attack on Accellion software. 

Goodwin Procter LLP, which was hired by Beaumont to provide legal services, used Accellion’s File Transfer software to carry out large transfers on behalf of its clients. On February 5, Goodwin advised the healthcare provider that patient data may have been compromised.

A digital forensics investigation launched by Goodwin after news of the Accellion breach came to light found that an unknown user had exploited a vulnerability in the software to download certain files.

“The potentially impacted information included a listing of roughly 1500 patients who had one of two procedures performed at a Beaumont Hospital,” said a statement issued on August 27 by

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