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For sale: 10 million medical records 

A hacker claims to have stolen just shy of 10 million records, and is putting them on for sale on the dark web for about $820,000. The hacker posted the records on the site TheRealDeal, and the data includes social security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, and more.  This is just one of a series of … Continue reading “For sale: 10 million medical records “

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A hacker claims to have stolen just shy of 10 million records, and is putting them on for sale on the dark web for about $820,000. The hacker posted the records on the site TheRealDeal, and the data includes social security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, and more. 

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This is just one of a series of recent hospital hacks. One in three of us has had our medical record compromised at some point, according to a recent report. 

H/T: CS Monitor 

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Christina Farr is a San Francisco-based journalist specializing in health and technology. Before joining Fast Company, Christina worked as a reporter for VentureBeat, Reuters and KQED

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