The first lawsuit stemming from a February announcement that the University of Connecticut Health Center suffered a data breach impacting patient data has been filed in federal court.UConn Health patient Yoselin Martinez filed a class action lawsuit on March 18 on behalf of herself and other former and current patients impacted by the breach. UConn Health announced on Feb. 25, nearly two months after the breach occurred on Dec. 24, that a hacker had gained access to employee email accounts through a phishing attack and exposed the personal data of more than 326,000 patients.The information exposed included some personal and medical information, including some patients names, dates of birth, addresses and limited medical information, such as billing and appointment information. The lawsuit alleges that patients Social Security numbers were also exposed.

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