Multiple celebrities have had their personal information hacked and posted online recently, and this is nothing new. We’ve seen breaches of health information of celebrities in the past, and this will continue to happen, even when privacy and security is a top priority as it is in financial institutions and credit bureaus.
It is critical that privacy be the foundation in Health IT, or Americans’ health information will be the most valuable and available information on the market.
From the Fast Company Article: Michelle Obama’s Credit Report Hacked
“Three of the major credit agencies were hacked and information about Michelle Obama, Beyonce and numerous other celebrities has been leaked on an unnamed website, gossip site TMZ first reported on Tuesday.
Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax confirmed to Bloomberg News that they had found cases where information had been accessed unlawfully by hackers.”