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Celebrity trainer reveals why you should swerve the treadmill when gyms reopen

Mail Online - Sun, 2021-04-04 15:48
With gyms set to reopen across the UK on April 12, Sarah Lindsay says the key to losing weight and shaping up in time for summer is to 'swerve the treadmill' and do weight training instead.
Categories: UK News

Did Patient Health Information Leak Into GitHub's Arctic Code Vault?

Slashdot - Sun, 2021-04-04 15:34
HealthITSecurity writes: The patient data from multiple providers appears to have been captured and subsequently leaked on the data repository GitHub Arctic Code Vault by third-party vendor MedData, according to a new collaborative report from security researcher Jelle Ursem and Dissent Doe of DataBreaches.net. Through his research, Ursem detected troves of protected health information tied to a single developer... The databases were taken down on December 17. MedData recently released a notice that detailed the massive patient data breach, which involved information provided to the vendor for processing services... Officials discovered that an employee had saved files to personal folders created on the GitHub repository between December 2018 and September 2019, during their employment... The impacted data included patient names combined with one or more data elements, such as subscriber ID,Social Security numbers, diagnoses, conditions, claims data, dates of services, medical procedure codes, insurance policy numbers, provider names, contact details, and dates of birth. All affected patients will receive free credit monitoring and identity protection services... This is the second report from Ursem and Dissent on GitHub repositories leaking patient data in the last six months. In August, they reported that at least nine GitHub repositories leveraging improper access controls leaked data from more than 150,000 to 200,000 patients. The data belonged to multiple providers. The incidents highlight the importance of vendor management and the need to ensure security policies are aligned. Previous reports have shown about one-third of healthcare databases stored in the cloud, or even locally, are actively leaking data online. What's worse, misconfigured databases can be hacked in about eight hours. DataBreaches.net wonders what happened after Med-Data reached out to GitHub about the vault's logs and removal of the code. Did GitHub provide the logs? If so, what did they show? Is anyone's Protected Health Information in GitHub's Arctic Code Vault? And if so, what happens? Will GitHub remove it...? Or will code just be left there for researchers to explore in 1,000 years so they can wade through the personal and protected health information or other sensitive information of people who trusted others to protect their privacy? In November, 2020, Ursem posed the question to GitHub on Twitter. They never replied.

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Categories: Technology

Britain basks in glorious sunshine as families flock to beaches - before SNOW sweeps UK tomorrow

Mail Online - Sun, 2021-04-04 14:53
A top temperature of 64.4F (18C) is forecast for the South of England this afternoon, whilst northern parts are expected to see highs of 59F (15C) with possible rain moving in later this evening.
Categories: UK News

Latest infection rates in Essex ahead of April 12 lockdown announcement

This Is Total Essex - Sun, 2021-04-04 14:47
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is holding a Downing Street press conference on Monday evening
Categories: Essex News

Overlooked section of the San Andreas fault could spare Los Angeles from the next 'Big One'

Mail Online - Sun, 2021-04-04 14:32
The San Andreas Fault runs much of the length of California marks the boundary between the Pacific and North American continental plates, which produce earthquakes.
Categories: UK News

Police break up '100 person' rave in Essex town as partygoers flee scene

This Is Total Essex - Sun, 2021-04-04 14:30
Officers seized music equipment and are looking to hand out fixed penalty notices
Categories: Essex News

Headteacher accuses the 'woke' of 'cultural racism' for attacking black Conservatives

Mail Online - Sun, 2021-04-04 14:23
Katharine Birbalsingh, who is the founder and headmistress of London-based free school Michaela Community School, has hit out at attacks on black Conservatives.
Categories: UK News

Sarah Ferguson dons Easter bunny ears as she makes a 'bag of carrots' using cheesy Wotsits

Mail Online - Sun, 2021-04-04 14:16
The Duchess of York, 61, who lives at Royal Lodge in Windsor, instructed the fans of her Storytime with Fergie and Friends YouTube channel on how to make the Easter treats.
Categories: UK News

Olympian Tessa Sanderson, 65, reveals she has talked to her eight-year-old twins about racism

Mail Online - Sun, 2021-04-04 14:06
Javelin star Tessa Sanderson, 65, who lives in London, adopted brother and sister Cassius and Ruby Mae seven years ago when they were four months old and she was 58.
Categories: UK News

Kate Garraway marks 'hard' second Easter without husband Derek at home amid 13-month Covid battle

Mail Online - Sun, 2021-04-04 14:03
Kate Garraway took to Instagram to mark her family's second Easter without her husband Derek Draper at home with them on Sunday.
Categories: UK News

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