Malware was recently used to access personal information on 12,000 people from an Indiana hospital's server.

"The affected individuals were mostly people who might have applied for jobs at Goshen Hospital in recent years plus some outpatients," writes ITworld's John E. Dunn. "Information put at risk includes names, addresses, and social security numbers, the hospital has told local media."

"The malware remains unidentified beyond it being described as 'a relatively common virus that is malicious,' which suggests an infection that remained undetected for some time," Dunn writes. "Patient records are isolated from the Internet and were never at risk."

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