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New York Emergency Services Provider Says Patient Data Stolen in Ransomware Attack

September 20, 2022

The personal information of roughly 320,000 individuals was compromised following a ransomware attack at New York-based ambulance services provider Empress EMS (Emergency Medical Services).

Founded in 1985 and located in Yonkers, the organization provides emergency transportation services, as well as emergency and non-emergency response services to hospitals, private care facilities, and correctional institutions. Empress EMS has more than 200 employees.

In a data breach notice posted on its website, Empress EMS reveals that on July 14, 2022, it identified a ransomware attack that resulted in some of its systems being encrypted.

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