Argentina exposes COVID-19 health data in error

Tim Sandle reports:

Argentina’s health officials have apparently exposed personal medical data relating to some 115,000 COVID-19 quarantine exemption applicants, in what represents a major health sector data breach.


An Elasticsearch database containing personal information of more than 115,000 Argentinians who applied for COVID-19 circulation permits was exposed on the web without a password or any other authentication required to access it.
The data included names, national ID numbers, tax ID numbers, and other information about applicants.

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