On March 17, 2020, Tandem Diabetes Care announced that an unauthorized user had gained access to five employee email accounts through a “phishing” incident. The email accounts were accessed between January 17, 2020 and January 20, 2020. Patient data that was stored in the email accounts included one or more of the following types of information for approximately 140,000 customers: names, services provided, clinical information, and Social Security numbers.
Tandem is a medical device manufacturer based in San Diego, California that manufactures and sells insulin pumps and related products including the t:slim and t:slim X2 pumps.
Tandem Diabetes Care’s Data Breach Notification can be found here: https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/support-update/substitute-notice
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