University of Hong Kong’s medicine department ‘sorry’ for patient data breach

Raymond Yeung reports:

Hong Kong’s top medical school has expressed its “deepest apologies” after a laptop computer containing the personal data of more than 3,600 patients was suspected to have been stolen, causing a massive data breach.

A police investigation was under way after the laptop belonging to the University of Hong Kong’s Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine went missing from its office at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam on Thursday.

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