Hacker steals 40,000 patients’ data from kidney hospital

MacBook Pro displaying lines of code

MacBook Pro displaying lines of code. Photo: markusspiske (Pixabay).

The personal details of more than 40,000 patients at Bhumirajanagarindra Kidney Institute Hospital have been stolen by a hacker, hospital director Thirachai Chantharotsiri said on Wednesday.

Dr Thirachai said staff of the hospital in Ratchathewi district of Bangkok could not access the database of patients on Monday. A check on the system found that the information had been stolen.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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