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Data Breach at Patient Home Monitoring Exposes 150,000 Patient Records

The medical records of nearly 150,000 patients was exposed when a security research team accessed the data storage account of Patient Home Monitoring (PHM), which coordinates in-home medical testing. Kromtech Security Center, a data security firm, found this sensitive patient information stored on an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket, which many companies use to store data. Information