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by Karen Goff August 15, 2016 at 10:30 am 4 Comments

1801 Robert Fulton Dr.A Reston Dermatology practice has been the victim of a serious hacking incident that may have compromised thousands of patients’ personal information.

Professional Dermatology Care, located at 1801 Robert Fulton Dr., said in a letter to patients on its website last week that it recently discovered that “criminals encrypted patient data via ‘ransomware.’ “

More than 13,000 patient records — including patient names, addresses, dates of birth, social security and Medicare numbers, and medical and billing records — may have been compromised, the Washington Business Journal reports. (more…)

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