63,500 patient records breached by New York provider's misconfigured database

Healthcare IT News: New York-based Middletown Medical is notifying 63,551 of its patients that their data may have been breached due to a misconfigured radiology interface.

Misconfigured databases have been a major problem across all sectors, especially in the healthcare sector.

Just last month a Long Island provider notified 42,000 patients of a breach caused by a misconfigured database. Accenture, data analytics firm Alteryx, Emory Brain Health Center and a long list of others have breached data by failing to secure online or public-facing databases.

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