Thousands of NHS medical images found ‘unprotected’ on web!

Thousands of NHS medical images found ‘unprotected’ on web!

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An investigation has been launched after thousands of patients medical images were found accessible on the internet. Six UK systems storing x-rays, MRI and CT scans were found to be allowing unprotected access to anyone with a web browser, according to German security firm Greenbone Networks.Some 1,500 patient records were publicly accessible due to “careless […]

Sensitive personal data of almost 200 Million citizens exposed!

Sensitive personal data of almost 200 Million citizens exposed!

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Sensitive personal data exposed accidentally relating to almost 200 million US citizens by a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee. The 1.1 terabytes of data includes birthdates, home addresses, telephone numbers and political views of nearly 62% of the entire US population. The data was available on a publicly accessible Amazon cloud server. […]