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Information on U.S. website for medical data thefts is bare-bones
Los Angeles Times

The medical records of more than 18,000 patients of at least five Torrance doctors were potentially accessed by cyber-thieves on a single day in September, but this is probably the first you’re hearing of it.

Although a new federal law requiring greater disclosure of medical-data security breaches was passed a year ago, it wasn’t until recently that the Department of Health and Human Services began posting specific incidents online.