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Encrypted medical databases shown to leak information


SC Magazine - (National) Researchers from Microsoft reported findings revealing that databases used to storage electronic medical records are prone to information leakage despite being encrypted, and that they were able to find data such as sex, race, age and admission information from real patient records from 200 hospitals in the U.S via frequency analysis, Ip-optimization, and sorting and cumulative attacks.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:09