A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings – TechCrunch


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Every day, millions of new medical images containing the personal health information of patients are spilling out onto the internet.

Hundreds of hospitals, medical offices and imaging centers are running insecure storage systems, allowing anyone with an internet connection and free-to-download software to access over 1 billion medical images of patients across the world.
health  privacy  security  imaging  radiology 
11 days ago by lorenzowood
1 billion+ medical images of patients found online, as hospitals and doctors' offices ignore security and upload X-rays, ultrasounds, and CT scans to unsecured servers
14 days ago by joeo10
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14 days ago by jtyost2
1B+ medical images of patients found online, as hospitals and doctors' offices ignore security and upload X-rays, ultrasounds, and CT scans to unsecured servers

Despite warnings from security researchers, the number of exposed images has risen.
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15 days ago by jellis
Despite warnings from security researchers, the number of exposed images has risen.
15 days ago by briandrum
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16 days ago by mellowfish