AU: Thousands of medical histories exposed in data breach

Ben Grubb reports:

Tens of thousands of Australians have had their medical histories and other private information exposed in a large data breach of a company that enabled them to participate in paid clinical trials.

The database belonging to Neoclinical exposed approximately 37,000 people’s contact information and their responses to personal medical questions qualifying them for clinical trials, which included information about diagnoses, illicit drug use and treatments.

Read more on Sydney Morning Herald.  The leak was discovered by UpGuard, who reported on it on their blog.

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