Henry Schein Data Breach Investigation
The Lyon Firm is investigating a data breach incident at Henry Schein that may have compromised the personal data of large number of individuals. Contact our legal team for a free case review and to learn more about filing a class action lawsuit.
What Happened at Henry Schein?
On October 15, 2023, Henry Schein posted a statement on their website, explaining that they were experiencing a “cyber incident” that may have impacted some data on the company servers. The healthcare distributor recently updated the notice to note that a they have in fact experienced a data breach, warning suppliers and customers that financial data could have been compromised.
The company has now sent out data breach notices to customers and suppliers with more details about the ongoing investigation. The company notes that bank account numbers, credit card numbers, and other sensitive information may have been exposed by the hackers. The number of entities and individuals is not yet known.
More About The Responsible Parties
Henry Schein is a medical equipment manufacturer operating out of New York. The company sells thousands of products to dental and medical professionals. They carry medical supplies like bandages and syringes, as well as furniture and diagnostic equipment. Schein offers some clients practice management software, claims management, and general practice services.
The Henry Schein attack has been claimed by the ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware group who says they have acquired 35 terabytes of data from the firm. The BlackCat group has carried out hundreds of ransom attacks, responsible for some large IT security events, including ransomware attacks on MGM Resorts and Caesars International.
Following any data breach incident, victims are urged to remain vigilant and look for signs of fraud and identity theft. Our data breach lawyers can assist you in planning your next moves, and discuss possible legal action. You may be able to recover compensation for any losses, and hold any responsible party accountable for any negligent data security systems. Call for a free consultation.