Medical data hacked from 10m Australians begins to appear on dark web

After hack allegedly carried out by Russians, details of abortions, drug addiction, mental health issues and alcoholism emerge online

Nearly 10 million Australians have had their private health data hacked – with sensitive medical records detailing treatments for alcoholism, drug addictions, and pregnancy terminations already posted online – in a cyber-attack believed to have been coordinated from Russia.

The Australian Federal Police have said they know the identity of the Russian ransomware criminal organisation that hacked into the databases of Medibank, Australia’s largest private health insurer, stealing customer data over weeks inside the company’s computer systems.

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