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Report: Over 113 million People at Risk From US Health Data Security Breaches in 2015

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Systems storing and transmitting health information in electronic form are vulnerable to cyber-based threats and their number has increased steadily in recent years, from zero in 2009 to 56 in 2015, the GAO documented.

“The resulting breaches — involving over 113 million records in 2015 — can have serious adverse impacts such as identity theft, fraud, and disruption of health care services,” the report stated. – READ MORE

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