Major Data Leak in Brazil: Personal Records of 16 Million Patients Exposed

The leak has exposed details including previous medical history and social security numbers of citizens and senior federal and state politicians.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Personal details of millions of Brazilians infected with Covid-19 have been exposed after passwords to systems from the Ministry of Health (MoH) were openly published online, it has been revealed.

According to Brazilian newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, the passwords were published on the code hosting platform GitHub by an employee from Albert Einstein Hospital, one of the main Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?