Tū Ora Compass Health from New Zealand, a primary health organization (PHO) has disclosed a security breach that led to the exposure of medical and personally identifiable information (PII) of roughly 1 million people. The NGO notified the National Cyber Security Centre, Ministry of Health, Police, and other law enforcement agencies of the incident after its discovery on August 5 following the Tū Ora website’s defacement.
"Nearly a million New Zealanders face the risk that their medical data has been accessed illegally after a cyber attack on the website of Tū Ora Compass Health, the company said on Saturday." https://t.co/MSKR5zTNNZ #databreach #security #NewZealand
— Joanne Spruce (@JoanneSpruceC21) October 5, 2019
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