Patient sues Lehigh Valley Health Network saying doctor illegally tapped his medical records and shared them with business associates

Binghui Huang reports on a lawsuit arising from alleged patient record snooping. But this case seems to have another element to it:  what did the health system do after it learned — and confirmed — that patient record snooping had occurred? A man who spent a couple months in Lehigh Valley Hospital claims in...

Leadership for Educational Equity Leaks Out Data of 3.7 Million Members

Bill Toulas reports: According to a report by security researcher Jeremiah Fowler, the Washington-based non-profit organization named “Leadership for Educational Equity” (LEE) has left an unprotected Elasticsearch database that contained a total of 5.2 million documents. Not having set up a password, anyone could access the database, so the researcher repeatedly tried to notify...