AU: Cosmetic surgery online mistake allows public viewing of women’s photos, private details

Yet another breach involving a cosmetic surgery facility. This one is in Australia, not Beverly Hills….

A cosmetic surgery clinic has leaked the confidential details of hundreds of women from around Australia in an extraordinary privacy breach.

Teenagers are among those left shell-shocked after their names, home addresses, Medicare numbers and medical history were posted on the internet by The Cosmetic Institute, which runs clinics in the Gold Coast, Sydney and Melbourne.

Before and after naked photos of breast enhancements — as well as intimate photos of patients posing in their swimwear — were also uploaded to a publicly accessible index of the clinic’s website­. More than 500 female patients have been affected dating back to 2014.

Read more on Daily Telegraph.

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