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Hackers Steal Personal Data of 11 Million People From HCA Healthcare

HCA Healthcare, one of the largest companies in the United States, announced on Monday that hackers breached its system and stole the personal data of 11 million patients.
In its announcement, the company said the patient accounts were posted by an unknown and unauthorized party on an online forum.
The health care company’s dataset has approximately 27 million accounts, which include patients’ personal information and certain visit records, and HCA believes that some of it is now up for sale.
HCA said the data breach did not apparently include critical medical records and that the files were stolen from an “external storage location exclusively used to automate the formatting of email messages.”…

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