Healthcare hotline: Millions of medical advice calls exposed in Sweden
John Leyden reports:
Calls recorded by a Swedish national health service hotline were stored on an unencrypted system that was publicly accessible to anyone with an internet connection, it has emerged.
An estimated 2.7 million phone calls were discovered to have been left open by an unprotected NAS (network attached storage) system, and were accessible without a password or any authentication, according to local reports.
Wav on MP3 files were reportedly stored but are no longer available.
An estimated 170,000 hours of calls dating back to 2013 were exposed, tech title ComputerSweden reports.
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