In a new court filing, LabMD argues that Tiversa hacked into its computer systems and used data gleaned from the hack to mislead the Federal Trade Commission into believing sensitive data on 10,000 patients was unprotected, Law360 reports. When LabMD refused to use Tiversa’s services, the filing claims, Tiversa went to the FTC with a data breach complaint. LabMD alleges the move was part of a conspiracy to “decimate” the now-defunct medical company. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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