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Indian state government website exposed COVID-19 lab test results – TechCrunch

A website bug allowed anyone to view other patients’ test results.



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A security flaw in a website run by the government of West Bengal in India exposed the lab results of at least hundreds of thousands of residents, though likely millions, who took a COVID-19 test.
The website is part of the West Bengal government’s mass coronavirus testing program. Once a COVID-19 test result is ready, the government sends a text message to the patient with a link to its website containing their test results.
But security researcher Sourajeet Majumder found that the link containing…

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