Oakland County stops COVID-19 data leak

Orion Sang reports:

Oakland County secured a data leakage of internal COVID-19 data that was used by the Oakland County Health Division for public health analysis.

The leakage originated on Tuesday night and was stopped Wednesday morning.


The data that was leaked was “of a non-public map that was unintentionally marked as public during a recent upload,” according to a release. The leak included information about positive coronavirus cases relating to gender, race, age, address and mortality status.

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