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Microsoft blamed for million-plus patient record theft at US hospital giant

June 26, 2024

American healthcare provider Geisinger fears highly personal data on more than a million of its patients has been stolen – and claimed a former employee at a Microsoft subsidiary is the likely culprit.

Geisinger on Monday announced the results of a probe into a November computer security breach, placing the blame on Microsoft-owned Nuance Communications for not cutting off one of its employees’ access to corporate files after that person was fired.

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