AU: Defense medical records sent to China in security breach
David Wroe reports:
Eye test records and personal contact details of hundreds of military personnel including soldiers posted overseas were sent to China in a significant data security breach, Fairfax Media has learnt.
The records, which included in many cases mobile phone numbers of personnel, were sent to a processing facility in China’s Guangdong province by a health contractor, Luxottica Retail Australia.[…]
Furious Defence Department officials demanded a “please explain” from Medibank Health Solutions, the principal contractor that handles healthcare referrals for Defence personnel.
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