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UK.gov asks biz for ideas on how to 'overcome' data privacy concerns in NHS

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-44900507

"Singapore personal data hack hits 1.5m, health authority says - BBC News - Hackers have stolen personal data in Singapore belonging to some 1.5 million people, or about a quarter of the population, officials say. They broke into the government health database in a "deliberate, targeted and well-planned" attack, according to a government statement."

"The data of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, including information on his outpatient dispensed medicines, was "specifically and repeatedly targeted"

"How were systems breached? It appears that a computer belonging to SingHealth, one of the state's two major government healthcare groups, was infected with malware through which the hackers gained access to the database."

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