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Apex Laboratory Says Patient Data Stolen in Ransomware Attack

January 4, 2021

Established in 1997 and headquartered in Farmingdale, New York, Apex Laboratory provides medical testing services in the New York Metropolitan and surrounding areas. In 2007, Apex opened a South Florida location.

In a data breach notification published last week, the company announced that, on July 25, 2020, it discovered a cyberattack that resulted in systems being encrypted and becoming inaccessible.

Apex said it was able to secure its network, restore affected data, and resume operations on July 27, and claims that its investigation into the incident did not reveal evidence of unauthorized access or acquisition of patient information.

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