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10 Head-Slapping Data Breaches

By Jordan Robertson - 2013-02-11T19:57:20Z

Photograph by Michelle Del Guercio

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Prescription for Trouble

Michael Ramirez noticed last year that a flaw in Rite Aid's mobile application allowed him to see other people's medical files, including their names and prescription histories.

Ramirez, a computer scientist, worked with Rite Aid to fix the problem but said the fixes didn't go far enough, he told the website Ashley Flower, a spokeswoman for Rite Aid, said the company took the necessary steps to protect patient privacy and is not aware of any personal health information being compromised.

In mobile health care, the message is clear: Do no harm, and heal thy apps.