Proving a negative

Thursday, 16 November 2006, 10:52 AM EST

The Akron Children's Hospital is having a tough autumn. A couple of weeks ago, the hospital began sending out notification to patients and their parents regarding a messy security breach. First discovered in September 6, 2006, ACH staff found that the security of two systems had been breached, one containing private records of around 230,000 patients, and the other containing details of some 12,000 donors. Early reports indicate that the hospital received erroneous assurance from their first responders that the incident was relatively minor, but later contacted the FBI when the scope became apparent.

At The Register.

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