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BWH doctor tied up in armed robbery; patient data stolen from laptop

2014/11/18

WFXT 25 Boston - (Massachusetts) Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston notified approximately 1,000 patients of a potential privacy breach following the September 24 armed robbery of a doctor where thieves took a laptop and cellphone that contained patients' encrypted personal and medical information. The suspects forced the doctor to give them the pass codes after he was tied to a tree and authorities have two suspects in custody in connection to the robbery.

Source: http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/27410047/brigham-womens-warning-of-privacy-breach-after-laptop-stolen

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