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Hackers Hit Hospital Network, 4.5M Patients' Data

Posted August 18th, 2014 @ 3:00pm by Polly Davis Doig

(NEWSER) – Hackers hit Community Health Systems, a company that operates 206 hospitals across the United States, accessing the records of some 4.5 million patients, reports CNN.

What they got, as per the AP: patient names, addresses, birthdates, and phone and Social Security numbers. That affects anyone treated at any location within the last five years. What they didn't get: medical records or credit card numbers.

Read the full story at Newser

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