BC Health Ministry Hacked


A breach of B.C.’s PharmaNet prescription medication system has compromised enough information to commit identity theft against roughly 1,600 people, the province revealed Friday.

The Ministry of Health said an unauthorized person used a doctor’s PharmaNet account without the doctor’s knowledge to access patients’ names, birth dates, addresses, telephone numbers and personal health numbers earlier this year.

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