There’s been a massive data breach at an American health care group that operates facilities across the country.
MILLIONS of Americans are affected.
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Data stolen by “Chinese hackers”
(Reuters) – Community Health Systems Inc, one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said it was the victim of a cyber attack that originated in China, resulting in the theft of personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients in April and June.
The stolen information included patient names, addresses, birth dates, telephone numbers and Social Security numbers of people who were referred for or received services from doctors affiliated with the hospital group in the last five years, it said in a regulatory filing on Monday.
Will the state and federal Obamacare exchanges, which have been plagued with massive security flaws, do any better job protecting your incredibly sensitive data?