Personal data of 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients exposed online by Albert Einstein Hospital employee error

Today’s example of “no need to hack if it’s leaking,” Catalin Cimpanu reports:

The personal and health information of more than 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients has been leaked online after a hospital employee uploaded a spreadsheet with usernames, passwords, and access keys to sensitive government systems on GitHub this month.

Among the systems that had credentials exposed were E-SUS-VE and Sivep-Gripe, two government databases used to store data on COVID-19 patients.

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