Health insurance: Data of more than 500,000 people stolen in France

Hannah Thompson reports:

The health data of more than half a million people in France have been stolen from insurance body l’Assurance maladie after the accounts of healthcare staff were hacked.

The 19 accounts, mainly belonging to pharmacists, were hacked after their email addresses were compromised.

Data stolen include the names, surnames, date of birth, social security numbers, GP details, and levels of reimbursement for at least 510,000 people.

Read more at Connexion.

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