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Mumbai pathology lab leaks lab results of over 43K people

A Mumbai-based pathology lab has published the lab results of over 43,000 people online without securing it in anyway, reports Buzzfeed. The lab dismissed its responsibility, stating to Buzzfeed that “maintaining doctor-patient privacy is not something that we as the lab are concerned with.” We've tried contacting the lab repeatedly, but the administrator declined to comment, saying that we should call him tomorrow evening before he cut the call. MediaNama was able to verify the files as containing complete patient testing data including HIV and other disease identifiers, along with personal identifiers like names. No contact details were available, so we haven't been able to ascertain the authenticity of the data by calling patients who were tested. We're not publishing any means of identifying the lab, given that the data is still online and easy to spot. The leak was first…

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