The medical records of more than 5 million Americans and millions of other patients worldwide were found to be publicly accessible on the internet, ProPublica reports. Analysts identified 187 unsecured servers in the U.S. that, depending on the provider, expose varying types of patient information. A server housing data for MobilexUSA revealed patient names, birthdates, doctors and procedures for more than 1 million patients. A server tied to a Los Angeles physician held the names, birthdates and some Social Security numbers of an undisclosed number of patients. "It’s not even hacking. It’s walking into an open door," Spyglass Security Founder and CEO Jackie Singh said.
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