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Rotherwood Healthcare AWS bucket security fail left elderly patients' DNR choices freely readable online

By Gareth Corfield 27 Feb 2020 at 17:02

A leak of 10,000 records at a Leicestershire care home provider exposed elderly patients' wishes not to be resuscitated, detailed care plans and precisely how much councils paid for individual patients' care. Not only did Rotherwood Care Group, trading as Rotherwood Healthcare, leave an Amazon Web Services S3 bucket accessible to everyone on the internet, the British company’s...

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