An SQL database containing what appears to be highly sensitive health insurance data of more than 6,000 patients has been leaked on a hacker forum.

The author of the post claims that the data was acquired from US insurance giant Humana and includes detailed medical records of the company’s health plan members dating back to 2019. The leaked information includes patients’ names, IDs, email addresses, password hashes, Medicare Advantage Plan listings, medical treatment data, and more.

Check It Out: Hackers Leak ‘Humana’ Data of Over 6,000 Patients

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  1. W. Abdullah Brooks, MD

    Andrew:

    The two worst parts of this story are that:

    1) Stories like this are no longer shocking
    2) The individuals affected by this betrayal of trust are left to fend for themselves, even to the extent of ascertaining whether or not their data were affected. It does not appear that Humana are being held accountable in any way.

    Not since the days of 19th Century unregulated snake oil salesmanship have consumers been left with so little protection or recourse for harm incurred.

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