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Re: Trends in network operator security
- From: Bill Woodcock
- Date: Thu Jan 09 13:09:37 2003
On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, David Lesher wrote:
> Don't recall if NANOG mentioned it, but mid-December someone broke
> into a DOD-contractor HMO's server farm; and stole all the drives.
> It was clearly an organized identity theft. They got 500,000
> names, medical records and SSNs.
Repeat, for those who didn't get the import of that:
They took the _medical records_ of _half a million_ US _soldiers_ and
Regardless of the identity-theft aspect, it's hard to imagine them not
seeing a lucrative aftermarket for that batch of data.