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April 23, 2018

Transcription Service Leaked Medical Records

This post was originally published on this siteMEDantex, a Kansas-based company that provides medical transcription services for hospitals, clinics and private physicians, took down its customer Web portal last week after being notified by KrebsOnSecurity that it was leaking sensitive patient medical records — apparently for thousands of physicians. On Friday, KrebsOnSecurity learned that the portion of MEDantex’s site which was supposed to be a password-protected portal physicians could use to upload audio-recorded notes about their patients was instead completely open to the Internet. What’s more, numerous online tools intended for use by MEDantex employees were exposed to anyone with […]