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Healthcare Data Leak: Over 120 Mn Medical Images Of Indian Patients Left Exposed

Healthcare Data Leak: Over 120 Mn Medical Images Of Indian Patients Left Exposed
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The medical images include X-rays and scans, while details such as patient history were also leaked

Mumbai's high-end Breach Candy Hospital and Utkarsh Scans were among the providers impacted

The leak is a result of bad password practices at these hospitals and medical service providers

As healthcare gets digitised in the Indian context and with millions of digital health records being produced every day, healthcare providers also have to look at cybersecurity seriously. In the latest data leak related to users in India, over a million medical records and 121 Mn medical images of Indian patients, including X-rays and scans, have been leaked online to be freely accessible by anyone.

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