On June 7, 2019, Kingman Regional Medical Center notified the potentially impacted individuals about a security incident involving its website.
KRMC has been notified about a potential security issue with its website on April 8, 2019. Upon which, the medical center immediately took down its website and conducted a comprehensive investigation. It also hired a third-party forensics firm to assist them in the investigation.
The investigation revealed that a misconfiguration in the website allowed unauthorized individuals to view and access the information entered into the website by KRMC customers.
What is the impact?
“This incident does not affect all KRMC customers; only a subset of individuals who entered information requesting medical care on the KRMC website,” KRMC said in a security notice.
“KRMC’s website has been removed from public access and KRMC is taking steps to rebuild the secure site with additional safeguards,” KRMC concluded.