Medical Identity Theft

California workers' compensation data exposed online


Electronic files containing the personal information of hundreds of thousands of individuals who have applied for California workers' compensation benefits were mistakenly exposed online.

Medical ID theft on the rise, says new study


Consumers are not familiar enough with the dangers of medical identity theft, according to a Ponemon study released this week.

Bad medicine: Can poor data security result in death?

Medical records could become compromised during transmission, on the patient's computer, or at any number of multiple points of storage.

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