UK: Latest security blunder sees patients personal information stolen from a hospital (update1)


The Mail Online is reporting:

Police are investigating the theft of laptop computers containing personal information on several thousand patients from a London hospital.

Thieves broke into locked cabinets in secure offices at St George’s Hospital in London, which were accessible only by a swipe card and key-locked door.

Six computers were taken – three of them containing sensitive information including patients’ first and last names, date of birth, postcode and hospital number.

Full story – Mail Online

Update 1: Mail Online now reports that 20,000 patients are affected.

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