Th: Hacker steals 40,000 patients’ data from kidney hospital

It is the second hospital report in as many days. This one, however, is clearly a ransomware attack and unlike the first hospital attack, no one is making any attempt to minimize this one as the theft of patient data is impacting treatment. The Bangkok Post reports:

The personal details of more than 40,000 patients at Bhumirajanagarindra Kidney Institute Hospital have been stolen by a hacker, hospital director Thirachai Chantharotsiri said on Wednesday.

Dr Thirachai said staff of the hospital in Ratchathewi district of Bangkok could not access the database of patients on Monday. A check on the system found that the information had been stolen.

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