Personal information of over 50,000 customers leaked after data breach in Lehi-based company

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LEHI, Utah — A Consumer privacy watchdog, “Comparitech,” found that Lehi based company Premier Diagnostics was storing sensitive customer information on a publicly accessible server, leading to a potential data breach for over 50,000 customers.

“This data could be in anyone’s hands now,” said Paul Bischoff, editor of comparitech.com. “So, your ID and your medical card are probably somewhere on the dark web.”

Premier Diagnostics operates 11 COVID-19 testing sites across northern Utah. In order to get tested, customers must submit front and back pictures of their insurance ID cards, as well as driver’s licenses, passports or other forms of ID.

“They take a photo of your ID, the front and back of your ID and the front and back of your medical insurance card,” Bischoff said. “They had stored all that data on a server that was publicly accessible online without a password.”

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