Hackers invade systems holding medical files on 4.5 million California patients

UCLA Health hospitals say hackers may have accessed personal information and medical records on 4.5 million patients.The California medical group admitted today that miscreants infiltrated its computer systems as long ago as September. It is possible the intruders accessed databases holding patient names, addresses, dates of birth, social security numbers, medical records, health plan numbers, details of medical conditions, lists of medications, and medical test results.

Source: Hackers invade systems holding medical files on 4.5 million Cali patients • The Register

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