Ahram Online reports:
Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar confirmed that the security agencies have dealt with the leak of the personal data of 2 million Egyptian patients which are being sold online.
In statements to the local news website Cairo 24, Abdel-Ghaffar said the leak occurred two months ago, stressing that the authorities will take all necessary measures to protect the privacy of patients.
The leak was first reported on 23 July by Falcon Feeds, a cyber security firm that tracks data breaches on the dark web.
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