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Medical records belonging to millions of patients across the world, including echocardiograms and X-rays, are stored on insecure servers that did not have basic security precautions in place, a new investigation by ProPublica has found. The report builds on revelations by Greenbone Networks which found over 24 million records that were linked to more than 700 million images, of which 400 million were “actually downloadable” from systems located in 52 countries around the world. “Data from more than 13.7 million medical tests in the US were available online, including more than 400,000 in which X-rays and other images could be…

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