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Lincare settles employee data breach claims

May 17, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Lincare will pay $875,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by employees whose information may have been exposed in a “phishing attack.”The lawsuit stems from an incident on Feb. 3, 2017, when a cyber-criminal posing as a high-level Lincare executive emailed a Lincare human resources employee and requested W-2 information for all employees. The HR employee responded with attached W-2 data for a certain number of employees of Lincare and its affiliates.On Feb. 10, 2017, Lincare...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Lincare, Phishing scam

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