UK: Anonymous hacker claims to have stolen the NHS medical records of 1.2million Brits

Shaun Wooler reports:

A computer geek with alleged links to global hacking group Anonymous has stolen patient data from an NHS appointment booking system.

The crook breached a private contractor’s security to access a database containing confidential records on up to 1.2million people.

SwiftQueue is paid by eight NHS trusts to manage a website, through which patients can book appointments with a GP, hospital or clinic.

They also operate terminals within waiting rooms, where patients can check-in upon arrival.

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