Marijuana delivery startup Eaze suffers data breach, hacker demands $70M ransom

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Cannabis delivery startup Eaze, a Marijuana marketplace that connects patients to dispensaries has suffered a data breach.

According to reports from Crunchbase News, Eaze user data may have been stolen by a former employee of Don Davidson MD which is the medical service provider that offers consultation and cannabis prescription to patients.

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 The former employee who stole the data is demanding for $70 million ransom. A statement from DonDavidsonMD on its user forum read:

 "On Monday, June 26, 2017, Don Davidson MD office detected unauthorized access by a former employee to patient data in our electronic medical records system. Patients who have received medical consultations through or EazeMD may have had limited medical information compromised; name,phone number and patient notes.

 "We have since blocked this unauthorized access, reported the matter to the law enforcement, and we are working with an independent security firm to assess the full extent of the impact."

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 Eaze's head of PR, Sheena Shrav also confirmed the incident to Crunchbase News. 

"The office's (Don Davidson MD) access to the system was immediately revoked," she said. "We have no evidence to say that Eaze's systems were compromised."

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