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Singapore Data Leak of Records of 14,200 HIV Patients Blamed on U.S. Citizen

Records of as many as 14,200 people with HIV and their 2,400 contacts have been “illegally disclosed online”, Singapore’s health ministry said in a statement, marking the second cyber attack the city-state has suffered in a year. The HIV-registry data …

U.S. Healthcare Sector Plagued by Cyber Breaches Caused by Human Error: Beazley

Whether it is an email sent to the wrong recipient, discharge instructions given to the wrong patient, or a server containing protected health information (PHI) accidentally left open to the public, healthcare entities continue to struggle with data breaches caused …