IE: Liver patients exposed in data breach

John Burke reports:

Patients at a Dublin-based company, which conducts liver scanning procedures, have been informed of a significant data breach affecting the company’s email system.

RTÉ’s This Week programme has learned that the company, Liver Wellness, wrote to customers last month to say that the company’s email account had been hacked.

The company said that the hacker had used the company’s email account to write to customers asking them to share sensitive personal information in return.

Read more on RTÉ’.

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