UK Hospital Acknowledges Security Lapse
An unencrypted memory stick containing 800 patient records was lost.
A hospital in the UK recently admitted losing 800 confidential patient records on an unencrypted memory stick.
"The Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust patient records were lost in September 2010," TechEye reports. "Shockingly, the details were on an unencrypted memory stick and worse, the 800 affected patients were never told."
"Leaked details include full name, date of birth and operation details," the article states.
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