NHS patients being put ‘at risk’ because of cybersecurity flaws

Tom Cheshire reports:

A Sky News investigation has discovered the NHS trusts putting patients at risk by not protecting their data online.

Seven NHS trusts, serving more than two million people, spent nothing on cybersecurity in 2015.

Sky News worked with security experts to find serious flaws in their cybersecurity, which could be easily exploited by relatively unskilled hackers.

Hacker House was able to find misconfigured email servers, outdated software and security certificates, along with NHS trusts’ emails and passwords, through public searches.

Read more on Sky News.

And of course, they’ll claim they take your privacy and security very seriously….

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