Quest Diagnostics Fertility Biz Sued Over Data Breach

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By Brian Dowling (November 22, 2021, 12:47 PM EST) — A Quest Diagnostics fertility treatment unit’s “woefully deficient” response to a ransomware attack has customers fearing misuse of their Social Security numbers, insurance details and other personal information, according to a putative class action filed in Massachusetts federal court.

The lawsuit against ReproSource Fertility Diagnostics Inc., a national fertility testing company that’s owned by the medical testing giant, claims inadequate cybersecurity measures led to a hacker gaining access in August to more than 350,000 customers’ personal information.

It then took another month for ReproSource to notify its customers of the breach, a delay for which it offered no explanation, according to the…

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