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Medical group fined $140K for tossing patients’ health records into public dump

Posted  January 15, 2013 Medical diagnoses for cancer patients, names and Social Security numbers all went into the trash, unredacted and unshredded, probably in a very misguided effort to save a few bucks on proper record destruction. Read the full story on Naked Security.

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Cyber attackers seize, encrypt and ransom medical centre’s patient database

Posted December 12, 2012 The data-kidnappers are demanding $4,000 to release thousands of patient records belonging to the Miami Family Medical Centre on Australia’s Gold Coast. Read more.

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