In September, an Australian cyber security researcher, Sami Toivonen, discovered that Dr Lal Path Labs had left the data of over a million customers exposed and unencrypted on the Amazon Web Services cloud. The data was recorded in some 9,000 spreadsheets, containing name, address, gender, date of birth, contact number, details of booking, doctor details, payment details, patient’s unique identification numbers, and details of when, where and in what lab that tests were done.
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First Published: Sat, October 10 2020. 06:10 IST