Updated 3:30 p.m. PT with idCure opinion.
Personal information of some 1,000 former patients of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center may have been leaked via a peer-to-peer network, hospital investigators say.
Hospital officials learned of the security breach last month and publicized it on the Walter Reed Web site early on Tuesday, however the message has since been removed, according to an article on the SearchSecurity.com site.
It's unclear what information was compromised, but the hospital specified certain types of data that were not included on the unsecured hospital computer.
"The information did … Read more