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Breach Hits a Hospital’s Gift Shop with Credit/Debit Cards Compromised

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  • November 08 2012, 12:30pm EST

Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, recently notified local media of a breach of debit and credit card information in its gift shop.

Between February and September 2012, an unidentified third party gained access to the information of some purchases; the hospital in its Oct. 24 notice did not yet know how many individuals were affected. It has replaced hardware affected by the breach, retained a forensic auditor, and notified local police and the Secret Service, which investigates financial crimes among its other duties. No patient health information was involved in the breach.

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