Feds: Lax security controls at medical lab led to leak of patients' social security numbers

  • by: ANNE FLAHERTY , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 29, 2013 - 2:50 PM

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday accused a small Atlanta-based medical lab that specializes in cancer detection of not doing enough to protect its patients' online records, resulting in the leak of Social Security numbers and birth dates of more than 9,000 consumers.

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