Medical information, including blood test results associated with more than 150,000 people that used an in-home testing service, were leaked after an Amazon-hosted cloud repository was misconfigured to allow public access, according to a cybersecurity firm.
The vulnerability was discovered by Kromtech Security Researchers on Friday, Sept. 29. The company reported their findings in a blog post on Tuesday and linked the database to Patient Home Monitoring, which offers a variety of monitoring services to manage respiratory diseases, sleep apnea and blood testing for patients on anticoagulants like Coumadin.
Analysts discovered more than 316,000 PDF reports with detailed patient information including weekly blood test results, names, phone numbers and addresses. The company estimated the documents were linked to more than 150,000 people and included doctors’ notes.Source: Click here