Rady Children’s Hospital sued over Blackbaud breach

Law360 is reporting that Rady Children’s Hospital has been sued over the Blackbaud ransomware breach. The complaint alleges violations of California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act . The hospital had reported in October that they were notifying 19,788 about the breach. Access to the Law360 article is restricted to subscribers, but DataBreaches.net’s tracking file on the Blackbaud breach indicates that Rady had reported that the types of data involved included: Names, addresses, physician, date of admission, department of service, and date of birth. In a minority of instances, procedure name was also involved. Finally, a single financial account number for one individual also was involved. This is not the first civil suit as a result of the Blackbaud incident. By November 3, BleepingComputer had reported that there were already 23 potential class action lawsuits filed. The lawsuit against Rady’s was brought by a John Doe minor through his guardian, Latasha Pope.DataBreaches.netRead More