Hackers stole the public health information — such as names, addresses, birth dates, income data and “social security numbers” of 80 million internet users of India in 2015, a report released by global security software company Trend Micro said on Tuesday. The social security numbers referred to in the report could be the unique identification or Aadhaar numbers of people. The report said data was also stolen from the online government healthcare records. It further said India’s healthcare industry reported the highest number of data breaches in 2015. The report said 2015 brought no respite for India’s health sector in terms of data breaches or leaks involving some of the top healthcare companies.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times