back to article Blood test biz LabCorp pulls plug on systems over hacker fears

Medical biz LabCorp shut down some of its systems last week after it detected "suspicious activity" on its network. A company spokesperson told The Register that, contrary to early claims the "entire network" was shut down and "millions" of records swiped, only its Diagnostics service was affected – the Covance pharmaceutical …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    LabCorp Predictions 'Onion-style'

    LabCorp has just revised its statement about 'no evidence of data theft after alarms triggered'.... After it emerged they hadn't actually look for any... In the vain of: If we don't know a leak or breach existed, then it didn't really, sort of twisted logic / reality. Plus, they're about to flip the company, so the timing is inconvenient according to LabCorp lawyers.

    However, LabCorp, now admits that only data in a limited number of circumstances (everything), on a limited number of members of the public (everyone) was actually leaked to hackers in a limited number of instances (every time).... LabCorp said it is now employing PWC & Equifax to help audit its systems. So all is well / nothing to see here folks!

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  3. JCitizen

    I was just about to joke..

    that finally we have a company that is actually serious about security but AC's previous comment beat me to it, and even better! LOL!

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