SYNLAB recently was the target of a hacker attack which resulted in unauthorised access of a third party to an individual back office email account located at the SYNLAB head office in Munich.
An infringement of data privacy rights cannot be ruled out. However, medical, patient and operational data are not being affected.
In full compliance with applicable law, especially the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), SYNLAB informed the competent authorities. In close cooperation with these authorities, SYNLAB will take the required steps.