Wishbone Medical reports data breach, email account compromise blamed
On October 13, 2023, Wishbone Medical, a medical device manufacturer headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, reported data breach that involved unauthorized access to certain employee email accounts.
The exact types of data compromised have not been disclosed yet, Wishbone initiated an investigation into the incident and began sending data breach notification letters to affected individuals to inform them of the security breach.
The data breach at Wishbone Medical was initially detected on March 2, 2023, when the company became aware of potential unauthorized access to several employee email accounts. In response, Wishbone secured its email environment and enlisted the assistance of third-party data security experts to conduct a thorough investigation.
On June 13, 2023, Wishbone confirmed that the breach had indeed occurred, with unauthorized parties accessing multiple employee email accounts. It was subsequently determined that these compromised accounts contained sensitive consumer information.
The exact types of data compromised, number of affected individuals and the nature of the account breach have not been disclosed.
On October 13, 2023, Wishbone Medical commenced the process of notifying individuals who were impacted by the recent data security incident by sending out data breach notification letters. Affected individuals were expected to receive personalized letters outlining the compromised information.
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