Ohio child hospital hack exposes 230,000 files

Monday, 30 October 2006, 6:22 PM EST

Hackers broke into the systems of an Ohio hospital last month raising fears that the personal details of up to 230,000 patients or their family members, and banking information on around 12,000 financial donors, might have been compromised.

News of the attack came after Akron Children's Hospital began notifying families last week, around seven weeks after the security breach was identified.

At The Register.

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