700,000 French pharmacy Covid test results left publicly available
Ellie Fullalove reports (machine translation follows):
A data leak involving an online platform used to transfer data from antigen tests carried out at pharmacies to the government platform SI-DEP has made 700,000 covid test results public, along with personal information.
The platform known as Francetest was alerted to the bug in its system by the online investigative journal Mediapart and it was fixed overnight on August 27.
In the meantime, patients’ full names, genders, dates of birth, social security numbers, contact details (including email address, telephone number and postal address) and test results were “accessible to all in a few clicks”, Mediapart said.
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