Australian Information Security Incident Reported: August 05 2018

In a recent medical data breach, the data of around 7200 children were exposed online. Reportedly, the data belonged to Adelaide’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital. It included the patients’ details who received treatment at the hospital for whooping cough, gastro, and respiratory infections between the years 1996 and 2005. Since 2005, the hospital’s website exposed the data online, which marks a breach of around 13 years.

Source: Data Breach At Womens and Childrens Hospital Exposed Children’s Records Online